Ft Hood commander promoted, will be leaving

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The U.S. Senate has confirmed a fourth star for Lt. General Paul E, Funk II, approving him for appointment ot the rank of general of the army and assignment as commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Funk has served as commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood since March 2017.

“Lieutenant General Funk is honored to be confirmed for his fourth star and looks forward to leading Soldiers as commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.  He and Dr. Beth Funk remain focused on III Corps and Fort Hood,” said Col. Myles B. Caggins III, Director of III Corps Public Affairs.

A date for a change of command is not yet finalized. No announcement has been made for Funk’s successor.

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