US Gen John Nicholson to replace Gen Campbell in Afghanistan


WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (APP): The United States on Wednesday announced the appointment of the US Army commander of NATO land forces to replace Gen John F Campbell as the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan. Army Lt Gen John W “Mick” Nicholson Jr has an extensive command  experience in Afghanistan and around the world, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.The nomination and Nicholson’s accompanying promotion to four-star rank require Senate confirmation.