Biden Nominates Kurilla To Lead CENTCOM

Lt. Gen. Erik Kurilla, commanding general of the XVIII Airborne Corps, speaks during a change of command ceremony at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on July 10, 2020.
Credit: U.S. Army
President Joe Biden has nominated Lt. Gen. Michael Kurilla to lead U.S. Central Command as the Pentagon looks to shift away from constant operations in that command’s area of responsibility to threats in the Pacific. Kurilla, who has led the U.S. Army’s XVII Airborne Corps since October 2019, would...

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