Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command


Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command
Commanding General
United States Army
Forces Command

GEN David M. Rodriguez in ACU.jpg

Incumbent:
GEN David M. Rodriguez
Since: September 12, 2011
First GEN Walter T. Kerwin, Jr.
Formation July 1, 1973
Website Official Website

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The Commanding General of United States Army Forces Command (CG FORSCOM) is the head of United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM).[1] In this position, they are in charge approximately 780,000 Active Army, U.S. Army Reserve, and Army National Guard soldiers, 87 percent of the Army’s combat power.[2]

On March 29, 2011 it was announced that Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez would be promoted and reassigned to this position[3] He took command on September 12, 2011.

List of FORSCOM Commanding Generals

Name Photo Term began Term ended
1. GEN Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. WalterKerwin.JPG July 1, 1973 1974
2. GEN Bernard W. Rogers 1974 1976
3. GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, Jr. GEN KROESEN.jpg 1976 1978
4. GEN Robert M. Shoemaker RobertShoemaker.jpg 1978 1982
5. GEN Richard E. Cavazos GEN CAVAZOS.jpg 1982 1984
6. GEN Robert W. Sennewald 1984 1986
7. GEN Joseph T. Palastra, Jr. Joseph Thomas Palastra JR.jpg 1986 1989
8. GEN Colin L. Powell Powell.JPEG April 4, 1989 August 1, 1989
9. GEN Edwin H. Burba, Jr. Edwin Burba.jpg 1989 1993
10. GEN Dennis J. Reimer 1993 1995
11. GEN John H. Tilelli, Jr. 1995 1996
12. GEN David A. Bramlett DavidBramlett.jpg July 1, 1996 1998
13. GEN Thomas A. Schwartz GEN SCHWARTZ.jpg 1998 1999
14. GEN John W. Hendrix GEN HENDRIX.JPG 1999 2001
15. GEN Larry R. Ellis LarryEllis.jpg November 19, 2001 May 6, 2004
16. GEN Dan K. McNeill Dan K. McNeill.jpg May 7, 2004 January 8, 2007
17. GEN Charles C. Campbell Charles C Campbell.jpg January 9, 2007 June 2, 2010
18. GEN James D. Thurman General James D. Thurman portrait.jpg June 3, 2010 July 7, 2011
(Acting) LTG Harold B. Bromberg HowardBromberg.jpg July 8, 2011 September 11, 2011
19. GEN David M. Rodriguez GEN David M. Rodriguez in ACU.jpg September 12, 2011 Incumbent

See also

References

  1. ^ Unknown (April 27, 2011). "FORSCOM Organizational Chart". www.forscom.army.mil. United States Army Forces Command. http://www.forscom.army.mil/cmd_staff/orgchart/OrganizationalChart.htm. Retrieved July 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ Unknown (July 8, 2011). "Lieutenant General Howard B. Bromberg". www.forscom.army.mil. United States Army Forces Command. http://www.forscom.army.mil/cmd_staff/LTG_Bromberg/LTG_Bromberg_new.htm. Retrieved July 31, 2011. 
  3. ^ Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) (March 29, 2011). "News Release: General Officer Announcement". www.defense.gov. United States Department of Defense. http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=14370. Retrieved July 31, 2011. 

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