Va.'s Fort Lee getting new commanding general

Va.'s Fort Lee getting new commanding general

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Va.'s Fort Lee getting new commanding general

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Associated Press

Posted on February 12, 2012 at 2:20 PM

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A new commanding general is coming to Fort Lee later this year.

The Progress-Index (http://bit.ly/wIHOqG ) reports that the Pentagon has named Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche to become commanding general of U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command and the Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee. He grew up in Emporia.

Wyche is currently the deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. He will be replacing Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge at the Petersburg base.

A Fort Lee spokeswoman said Hodge's next assignment has not been released. A change of the command will occur later this year.

Hodge has been Fort Lee's commanding general since Sept. 9, 2010.

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Information from: The Progress-Index, http://www.progress-index.com

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