• FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren (right), former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, administers the oath of office to Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, during Wiggins' promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle.  Wiggins has served as ARNORTH's deputy commanding general since April 27. He previously served as the acting commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kan.

    Maj. Gen. Wiggins takes oath

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren (right), former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, administers the oath of office to Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, during Wiggins' promotion ceremony...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, shares a light moment with those in attendance while his wife, Annette (left), along with his father, Lamar Wiggins, and mother, Beverly, pin the rank of major general on his uniform during a promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle.  "This is a humbling experience, and I only hope I can serve Soldiers. When you stop loving serving Soldiers, it is time to move on," said Wiggins, while addressing his well-wishers following his promotion. Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren, former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, performed the honors of administering the oath of office for Wiggins during the ceremony.

    Wiggins Promotion

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, shares a light moment with those in attendance while his wife, Annette (left), along with his father, Lamar Wiggins, and mother, Beverly, pin the rank of...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins (right), deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, embraces his wife, Annette, after being promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle.  Wiggins thanked his Family members for their support throughout the years and presented flowers to Annette; his mother, Beverly Wiggins; and Merella Warder, Annette's mother. Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren, former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, performed the honors of administering the oath of office for Wiggins during the ceremony.

    Wiggins hugs wife

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins (right), deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, embraces his wife, Annette, after being promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at...

Maj. Gen. Wiggins takes oath.
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren (right), former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, administers the oath of office to Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, during Wiggins' promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle. Wiggins has served as ARNORTH's deputy commanding general since April 27. He previously served as the acting commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kan.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua Ford, U.S. Army North PAO)

Wiggins Promotion.
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, shares a light moment with those in attendance while his wife, Annette (left), along with his father, Lamar Wiggins, and mother, Beverly, pin the rank of major general on his uniform during a promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle. "This is a humbling experience, and I only hope I can serve Soldiers. When you stop loving serving Soldiers, it is time to move on," said Wiggins, while addressing his well-wishers following his promotion. Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren, former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, performed the honors of administering the oath of office for Wiggins during the ceremony.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua Ford, U.S. Army North PAO)

Wiggins hugs wife.
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins (right), deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, embraces his wife, Annette, after being promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle. Wiggins thanked his Family members for their support throughout the years and presented flowers to Annette; his mother, Beverly Wiggins; and Merella Warder, Annette's mother. Retired Lt. Gen. Freddy McFarren, former commanding general, U.S. Fifth Army, performed the honors of administering the oath of office for Wiggins during the ceremony.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua Ford, U.S. Army North PAO)

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