Hertling pins on third star
Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling watches the unfurling of his new three-star command flag during a Sept. 29 promotion ceremony at Fort Monroe, Va. The Senate recently confirmed Lt. Gen. Hertling's new position as the Deputy Commanding General for Initial Military Training. In that capacity, he will oversee basic combat and technical skills training for all newly enlisted Soldiers and military officers. The lieutenant general's past duty assignments include a stint as the Armor/Cavalry Branch Chief in Washington, D.C., service in Iraq as the Assistant Division Commander-Support of the 1st Armored Division in Baghdad, and Commanding General, 1st Armored Division/Multi-National Division-North, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Also pictured in the photo is Sgt. 1st Class Michael Menapace from the Office of the TRADOC Deputy Commanding General. (Photo by Patrick Buffett)

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