Star Turn

By Marjorie Censer / March 15, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Maj. Gen. Daniel Bolger has been nominated for a third star and assignment as deputy chief of staff for operations, plans and policy (G-3/5/7), the Army announced today. Bolger is currently commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division and Multi-National Division-Baghdad in Iraq.

Bolger would replace Lt. Gen. James Thurman, who last month was nominated for a fourth star and assignment to head Army Forces Command at Ft. McPherson, GA.

Bolger, a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, SC, previously commanded the Joint Readiness Training Center at Ft. Polk, LA.