President Nominates New Chief of the Army Reserve

By Dan Dupont / March 8, 2002 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department announced today that President Bush has nominated Maj. Gen. James Helmly for a third star and the top job in the Army Reserve. Helmly has been the commander of the 78th Division (training support), Edison, NJ, since May 2001, DOD said in a statement. If confirmed by the Senate, he will succeed Lt. Gen. Thomas Plewes, who has led the Reserve and the U.S. Army Reserve Command since May 1998. Plewes is retiring. Helmly served as the...

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