Maj. Gen. James M. Richardson received his second star from his wife, Brig. Gen. Laura Richardson, at a promotion ceremony Saturday in Kabul, Afghanistan.

James M. Richardson is the deputy commander of III Corps, Fort Hood, which deployed to Afghanistan mid-April.

His wife is deputy chief of staff for communication for the International Security Assistance Force, U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

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