US Central Command appoints new commander for operations in Syria and Iraq


 

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US Central Command appoints new commander for operations in Syria and Iraq

General Robert (Pat) White

The US Central Command announced the appointment of the commander of the 3rd Armored Corps, General Robert White, as the new commander of the “determined determination” of the international coalition against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

White took command of the Joint Task Force – Operation Hard Determination, replacing General Paul Lacamera, who has been the commander of the campaign since September 2018.

The commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), General Kenneth McKenzie, who oversaw the handover ceremony held Saturday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, said that the change of the commander of the campaign “solid determination” does not affect the content and it “proceeds non-stop according to the plan.” According to a statement issued by the Central Command.

Mackenzie thanked General Lamakera, adding that his team “has made tremendous progress over the past year in all areas of the fight against IS in both Iraq and northeastern Syria.”

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