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ARLINGTON, Va. — The Senate has confirmed that Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Jack Stultz will receive a third star and the post of chief of the Army Reserve.

Stultz, who currently serves as deputy commanding general of the United States Army Reserve Command for Operations, Readiness, Training, and Mobilization, at the U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters at Fort McPherson, Ga.,will take the position from Lt. Gen. James R. Helmly.

The Senate approved Stultz’ nomination May 19.

Helmly, who served a four-year term as head of the Army Reserve beginning in May 2002, is giving up his third star to become chief of Central Command’s Office of Defense Representative in Pakistan.

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