FORT HOOD, Texas — The U.S. Senate confirmed Lt. Gen.Paul E. Funk II Thursday to the rank of general and assignment as commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

A date for the change of command has not been finalized. 

Funk has served as commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood since March 2017.

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“Lieutenant General Funk is honored to be confirmed for his fourth star and looks forward to leading Soldiers as commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He and Dr. Beth Funk remain focused on III Corps and Fort Hood,” said Col. Myles B. Caggins III, Director of III Corps Public Affairs.

No announcement has been made for Funk’s successor.

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