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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 251-08
March 28, 2008

General Officer Announcements

            The Air Force chief of staff announces the assignments of the following general officers:
 
            Maj. Gen. Ronald R. Ladnier, commander, Tanker Airlift Control Center, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to commander, Seventeenth Air Force, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and air component commander to U.S. Africa Command.
 
            Brig. Gen. Mark S. Solo, who has been selected for the rank of major general, deputy director, air, space, and information operations, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to commander, Tanker Airlift Control Center, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
            Brig. Gen. Richard T. Devereaux, commander, 82nd Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, to deputy director, air, space, and information operations, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
            Brig. Gen. Otis G. Mannon, deputy director, special operations, J-37, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commander, 82nd Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
 
            Brig. Gen. Michael W. Callan, commander, 23rd Air Force and director, air, space and cyberspace, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla., to vice commander, Seventeenth Air Force, U.S. Air Forces in Europe.