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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 229-97
May 09, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that he has approved the appointment of Lt. Gen. Patrick P. Caruana, U.S. Air Force, on the retired list in the grade of lieutenant general effective Sept. 1, 1997. Caruana is currently serving as the vice commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Caruana was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Saint Louis, Miss.