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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 504-96
August 27, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Douglas D. Buchholz, United States Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as director for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) Systems, J-6, The Joint Staff . Since July 1994, he has served as the commanding general, United States Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon/commandant, United States Army Signal School, Fort Gordon, Ga. Buchholz was born on Feb. 19, 1946, in Roseville, Calif.