Gen. David G. Perkins, along with his wife Ginger Perkins, and their son 2nd Lt. Chad Perkins, waves to his daughter Capt. Cassandra Perkins via video teleconference, following his promotion from lieutenant general to general. Capt. Perkins is currently deployed to Afghanistan. Gen. Perkins was promoted by the Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, and he will serve as the 15th commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. The ceremony was held March 14, 2014, at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's headquarters.