UK appoints new Chief of the General Staff




The Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has today confirmed the appointment of Lieutenant General Sir Nicholas Carter as the next Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army. Lieutenant General Carter will succeed General Sir Peter Wall and will be promoted to general when he assumes his new post later this year. Philip Hammond said: "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant General Carter as the next Chief of the General Staff from September this yea...
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