Public Papers

Nomination of Gordon R. Sullivan To be Chief of Staff of the United States Army


The President today announced his intention to nominate General Gordon R. Sullivan to be Chief of Staff of the United States Army. He will succeed General Carl E. Vuono, who is retiring.

General Sullivan is currently serving as Vice Chief of Staff of the Army. Previously he was Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, United States Army/Army senior member, military staff committee, United Nations (1989 - 1990). He has served in the U.S. Army for over 31 years.

General Sullivan graduated from Norwich University (B.A., history) and the University of New Hampshire (M.A., political science). He was born on September 25, 1937, in Boston, MA.