Two U.S. commands in Iraq to get new leaders
A pair of U.S. commands in Iraq will get new leaders, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
Brig. Gen. Dana J. H. Pittard, the deputy commanding general for maneuver, 24th Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kan., has been nominated to become assistant division commander of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley. He also has been nominated to be commander of the Iraqi Assistance Group, Multi-National Corps-Iraq. NCI is headquartered in Baghdad.
Additionally, Col. Terry A. Wolff has been nominated to become commander of the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team in Iraq. The command is part of the Mutli-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, known by the acronym MNSTCI. Wolff is currently the deputy commander of the 7th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Colo.
Brig. Gen. Anne F. Macdonald, deputy director for operations on the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C., has been nominated to fill Wolff’s current job.