General Christopher Cavoli currently holds the post of Commander of the United States Army in Europe and Africa.

The U.S. Army General Christopher Cavoli has been appointed the new commander-in-chief of NATO forces in Europe, the alliance’s press service said on Tuesday. Currently, this post is held by U.S. Air Force General Tod Wolters.

“The North Atlantic Council has approved the candidacy of U.S. Army General Christopher Cavoli for the post of Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe. General Cavoli currently holds the post of commander of the U.S. army in Europe and Africa,” NATO said in a statement.

It explains that Cavoli will begin his appointment as the successor to General Tod Wolters at a change of command ceremony in Mons in the summer.