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Release No: 815-07
June 29, 2007

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert R. Allardice has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Coalition Air Force Transition Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command –Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Herbert J. Carlisle has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, operational planning, policy and strategy, deputy chief of staff, air, space and information operations, plans and requirements, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. William A. Chambers has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, communications, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Kathleen D. Close has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles R. Davis has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, Joint Strike Fighter Program, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Jack B. Egginton has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, operations, J3, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. David W. Eidsaune has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Air Armament Center and program executive officer, weapons, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
 
                Air Force Brig. Gen. Alfred K. Flowers has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Maurice H. Forsyth has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy combined forces air component commander, U.S. Central Command; deputy commander, Air Force Forces; and vice commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Al Udeid Qatar.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Marke F. Gibson has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, current operations and training, deputy chief of staff, air, space and information operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Gillett Jr. has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, logistics, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Frank Gorenc has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Air Force District of Washington, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. James P. Hunt has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, air and space operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Larry D. James has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, Signals Intelligence Systems Acquisition and Operations Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. William N. McCasland has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, space acquisition, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force,  Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Kay C. McClain has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, force management policy, deputy chief of staff, manpower and personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert H. McMahon has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. William J. Rew has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, 57th Wing, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
 
 Air Force Brig. Gen. Kip L. Self has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Air Mobility Command, Fort Dix, N.J.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Larry O. Spencer has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, budget operations and personnel, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert P. Steel has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commandant, National War College, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. James A. Whitmore has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, warfighter systems integration and deployment, Office of Warfighting Integration and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Bobby J. Wilkes has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, politico-military affairs for Asia, J5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert M. Worley II has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, programs, deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.