Gen. John Campbell Confirmed as Commander of NATO ISAF, US Forces in Afghanistan

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Gen. John Campbell
Gen. John Campbell
Gen. John Campbell

Gen. John Campbell, the vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, has received Senate confirmation to the position of NATO International Security Assistance Force commander, Defense News reported Thursday.

The presidential nominee will also command U.S. forces in Afghanistan as he succeeds U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, who received confirmation as the Marines’ 36th commandant, the report said.

Gen. Dan Allyn, commanding general of the Army Forces Command, will replace Campbell as the Army vice chief of staff.

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