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Man in charge of installations command for U.S. Army relieved of his position

A representative said his removal was not mission-related, which means it doesn't have to do with the recent coverage of housing issues.
Credit: US Army
Lt. Gen. Brad Becker, the person in charge of installations command for the Army, which covers housing, has been relieved of his position. A PAO for IMCOM says the move was not mission-related, which means it does not have to do with housing, despite issues we’ve reported on.

WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. Brad Becker was relieved of his position as the person in charge of installations command for the U.S. Army on Thursday.

Becker's former department has been under fire for poor on-base housing conditions, which fell under his command, however a representative said his recent removal was not mission-related. That means it did not have to do with the housing issues.

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“Gen. Gus Perna, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, has relieved Lt. Gen. Brad Becker from his position as commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to command," according to a statement from the U.S. Army Thursday.

Maj. gen. Timothy McGuire will serve as the interim commander. He is currently the deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command.

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