Former Cav General Gets Promoted

By U.S. Army photoFebruary 21, 2008

Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 1st Cavalry Division's former commanding general gets pinned with his third star by Gen. Burwell Bell, III, the U.S. Forces Korea commanding general, (right) during a promotion ceremony. Fil took over command of the 8th U.S. Army at Yongsan Garrison in South Korea Feb. 14.  He will also be acting as the U.S. Forces Korea chief of staff.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 1st Cavalry Division's former commanding general gets pinned with his third star by Gen. Burwell Bell, III, the U.S. Forces Korea commanding general, (right) during a promotion ceremony. Fil took over command of the 8th U.S. Army at Yongsan Garrison in South Korea Feb. 14. He will also be acting as the U.S. Forces Korea chief of staff. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 1st Cavalry Division’s former commanding general gets pinned with his third star by GEN Burwell Bell, III, commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea (left,) and Mrs. B. B. Bell during a promotion ceremony Feb. 13 at Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 1st Cavalry Division’s former commanding general gets pinned with his third star by GEN Burwell Bell, III, commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea (left,) and Mrs. B. B. Bell during a promotion ceremony Feb. 13 at Yongsan Garrison, Korea. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 1st Cavalry Division’s former commanding general gets pinned with his third star by Gen. Burwell Bell, III, commander of United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea (left,) and Mrs. B.B. Bell during a promotion ceremony Feb. 13 at Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 1st Cavalry Division’s former commanding general gets pinned with his third star by Gen. Burwell Bell, III, commander of United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea (left,) and Mrs. B.B. Bell during a promotion ceremony Feb. 13 at Yongsan Garrison, Korea. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., (second from the left) 1st Cavalry Division’s former commanding general who is now the 8th U.S. Army commander, watches a three star flag during his promotion ceremony.  Gen. Burwell Bell, III, commander of United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea (left) and Mrs. B. B. Bell promoted him Feb. 13 at Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., (second from the left) 1st Cavalry Division’s former commanding general who is now the 8th U.S. Army commander, watches a three star flag during his promotion ceremony. Gen. Burwell Bell, III, commander of United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea (left) and Mrs. B. B. Bell promoted him Feb. 13 at Yongsan Garrison, Korea. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo) VIEW ORIGINAL