FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (November 30, 2009) - Third Army Chief of Staff Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty receives new shoulder boards reflecting his rank of brigadier general from wife, Karen, (left) and daughter Ashley Twitty during a promotion ceremony Nov. 30 as his mother Belinder, and daughter Brooke, 4, observe. As chief of staff for Third Army, Twitty assists with both the buildup in Afghanistan along with the Responsible Drawdown efforts in Iraq. The command also conducts hundreds of peacetime military engagements annually within the 20-nation U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, which spans from northern African to central Asia and encompasses the Middle East. (Photo by Cpl. Alex Godinez, Third Army/USARCENT Public Affairs).