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Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen

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  • Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen

    Please sent Col Rock a congratulations e-mail

    General Officer Announcement

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nomination:

    Marine Corps LtGen. Robert E. Schmidle Jr., for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant General as Principal Deputy Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense. Schmidle is currently serving as the Deputy Commander, Aviation, Headquarters, US Marine Corps.

    Looks like the scuttlebutt is public...see link <>

    BGen selects below.

    Colonel Julian D. Alford,

    Colonel Norman L. Cooling,

    Colonel Karsten S. Heckl,

    Colonel William M. Jurney,

    Colonel Tracy W. King,

    Colonel Michael E. Langley,

    Colonel Christopher J. Mahoney,

    Colonel Austin E. Renforth,

    Colonel Paul J. Rock, Jr.,

    Colonel Joseph F. Shrader,
    T.C. Moyer

  • #2
    Re: Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen

    OoohRaah, Congrats Bro!
    Semper Fi


    • #3
      Re: Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen

      Originally posted by timothy View Post
      OoohRaah, Congrats Bro!
      Tim wasn't he at the reunion bring in one of the Air craft? I took some of the crews picture and seems like He was one of them.


      • #4
        Re: Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen

        He was there, don't know if he brought a bird or not....He sent me a "certified" American Flag flown over Iraq when he was skipper of VMM-263 with a squadron photo!! With a name like Rock you just gotta get your stars!!! Well deserved, I believe!!
        Semper Fidelis

        Phu Bai tower:
        YW-11 for Phu Bai DASC-
        Remember, These are "A" models!
        YW-11 BuNo-151939
        '65 Model CH-46A


        • #5
          Re: Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen

          Yes he was there JJ, but I don't think he flew anything in. He has red hair.
          Semper Fi


          • #6
            Re: Col Paul J. Rock Jr. selected for BGen


            Rock and his wife were a guest of HMM-263 at the DC reunion where he joined us for Friday night dinner and spent some time at Squadron Hootch. He was at the Reno and Orlando reunion as a member of PAS. Looking forward to seeing him (and you guys also) in San Diego.

            S/F Gary Alls
            HMM-263 '66-'67