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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 068-97
February 13, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Lieutenant General Lawrence P. Farrell, Jr., United States Air Force, for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Programs, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington D.C. General Farrell is currently assigned as Vice Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

General Farrell was born January 14, 1943, in Montgomery, Alabama.