STUTTGART, Germany — Brig. Gen. David R. Hogg will soon deploy to Afghanistan, where he will serve as deputy chief of staff for operations with the International Security Assistance Force, the Defense Department announced Monday.

Hogg, commander of the Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwöhr, has led the U.S. military’s premier training center since 2007.

Hogg’s replacement at the JMTC and departure date have not been announced, according to the JMTC public affairs office.

Before assuming command of the JMTC, Hogg served as assistant division commander, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army.

In Afghanistan, Hogg will replace another general with ties to Germany and the 1st AD.

Maj. Gen. Michael Tucker, also former assistant division commander with the 1st AD, is ISAF’s current deputy chief of staff for operations. Information about Tucker’s next assignment was unavailable Tuesday.

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