1st Infantry Division commander removed for lack of confidence

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1st Infantry Division commander removed for lack of confidence

by: Alex Horton | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: September 27, 2016

SAN ANTONIO — Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby, who was suspended last week as commander of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division, has now been relieved of command due to a “lack of confidence,” the Pentagon announced Monday.

Grigsby, whose replacement will be named in the coming days, is the subject of an investigation, said Col. Patrick R. Seiber, an Army spokesman.

Brig. Gen. Pat Frank, one of the deputy commanders of the division at Fort Riley in Kansas, is the interim commander until a replacement is appointed, said Lt. Col. Kimeisha McCullum, a division spokeswoman.

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