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Chuẩn Tướng gốc Việt Seely được Tổng thống Trump đề cử thăng cấp Thiếu Tướng

Chuẩn tướng Thủy quân Lục chiến gốc Việt ông William Seely nằm trong danh sách được Tổng thống Donald Trump đề cử thăng cấp lên Thiếu Tướng, thông cáo báo chí của Ngũ Giác Đài do Bộ trưởng Quốc phòng Mark T. Esper gởi ra hôm 14 tháng Giêng cho hay (*).

Chuẩn tướng William Seely hiện là cấp chỉ huy Lực Lượng Đặc Biệt của quân đội Mỹ tại mặt trận Iraq. Thông tin trong bài Marine Brig. Gen. Bill Seely over Iraq’s enduring defeat of ISIS của trang mạng Communities Digital News cho hay cha ông đã gặp mẹ ông ở Nha Trang, và ông được chào đời ở Sài Gòn. Cha ông là nhà thầu xây phi trường ở Cam Ranh và Đà Nẵng trong thời gian chiến tranh Việt Nam. Cuối năm 1970 cả gia đình dọn về Mỹ.

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Chuẩn tướng William Seely và gia đình năm 2017 - Ảnh: Wikipedia

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General Officer Announcements

JAN. 14, 2020

Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David W. Maxwell has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Maxwell is currently serving as the assistant deputy commandant (plans), Department of Installations and Logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Reserve Brig. Gen. Michael S. Martin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Martin is currently serving as the commanding general, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James F. Glynn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Glynn is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region, Parris Island, South Carolina.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Roger B. Turner Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Turner is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Air-Ground Task Force Training Command/Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Bradford J. Gering has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Gering is currently serving as the deputy director, J-3, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Francis L. Donovan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Donovan is currently serving the assistant commander, operations – Korea, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William H. Seely III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Seely is currently serving as the director, Joint Operations Control Center, Baghdad, Iraq.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Jason Q. Bohm has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bohm is currently serving as the chief of staff, Naval Striking and Support Forces, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Oeiras, Portugal.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Scott F. Benedict has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Benedict is currently serving as the deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs (Middle East), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Reserve Col. John F. Kelliher III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Kelliher is currently serving as the assistant wing commander, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Marine Corps Reserve Col. Douglas K. Clark has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Clark is currently serving as the Marine detachment commander, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, U.S. Transportation Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

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