New commanding general assumes command of U.S. Army Europe

Dec. 3, 2012

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs


HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe’s new commanding general arrived in theater and assumed command of USAREUR, Dec. 1.

Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr., now USAREUR’s 38th commander, arrived here and took the command’s reins earlier than anticipated.

Campbell, who handed off his previous command at III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas last week, will be the last USAREUR commander in Heidelberg before the command moves to Wiesbaden, Germany, in 2013. He will lead the organization primarily from Clay Kaserne in Wiesbaden.

A formal assumption of command ceremony will be conducted after the new year.

The new commander’s full biography is available here.


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