The President today announced his intention to nominate Gen. Carl E. Vuono to be Chief of Staff of the United States Army. He will succeed Gen. John A. Wickham, Jr., who is retiring.

General Vuono is presently serving as commanding general, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, VA. He has served in the United States Army for over 29 years.

General Vuono graduated from the United States Military Academy (B.S., military science) and Shippensburg State College (M.S., public administration). He was born October 18, 1934, in Monongahela, PA.