Monday, May 5, 2014

Officer announcements

Two reserve colonels in New Orleans have been nominated for promotions. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president nominated Marine Corps Reserve Col. Helen G. Pratt and Marine Corps Reserve Col. Patrick J. Hermesmann for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Pratt is currently serving as the deputy commander, 4th Marine Logistics Group, New Orleans, and Hermesmann is currently serving as vice chief of staff, Marine Forces Reserve, New Orleans. (Source: DoD, 05/05/14)