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Release No: 140-97
March 27, 1997


Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Tad J. Oelstrom, U. S. Air Force, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as Superintendent, U. S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. Oelstrom is currently assigned as the commander, Third Air Force, U. S. Air Forces in Europe, RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom.

Oelstrom was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wis.

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