Maj. Gen. Jim PillsburyAca,!a,,cs nomination for his third star was confirmed Dec. 8. The president had nominated him for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general/chief of staff for Army Materiel Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

He is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations at AMC.

Aca,!A"Becky and I are humbled by this nomination, confirmation and promotion to lieutenant general,Aca,!A? said Pillsbury, RedstoneAca,!a,,cs former commander. Aca,!A"We are proud to continue serving Soldiers and their families. Our nation is at war and I can think of nowhere else I would rather be than serving in the United States Army and, more specifically, here in the Army Materiel Command.Aca,!A?