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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 164-08
February 28, 2008

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations: 
 
            Air Force Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general with assignment as commander, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Lorenz is currently serving as commander, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
 
            Air Force Maj. Gen. Allen G. Peck has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Peck is currently serving as commander, Air Force Doctrine Development and Education Center and vice commander, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
 
            Air Force Maj. Gen. John T. Sheridan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. Sheridan is currently serving as deputy director, National Reconnaissance Office, and program executive officer and system program director for space radar, Chantilly, Va.