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Pentagon announces new commander
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The Pentagon has announced the next commander of the 3rdInfantry Division and Fort Stewart.

A release this afternoon said that Maj. Gen. Leopoldo A. Qunitas Jr. will be taking over the local command from Maj. Gen. James E. Rainey.

Leopoldo is currently deputy chief of staff G-3/5/7 at U.S. Army Forces Commander at Fort Bragg.

Rainey is headed to be assistant deputy chief of staff G/4/5/7 for U.S. Army in Washington, D.C.

The release did not say when the change of command would take place. Traditionally, they are done in the spring.

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