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Release No: 251-09
April 16, 2009

General Officer Announcements

                Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations: 

 

                 Air Force Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Air Force Global Strike Command.  Klotz is currently serving as assistant vice chief of staff and director, Air Staff, U.S Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

 

                Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert R. Allardice has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.  Allardice is currently serving as director, strategy, plans and policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas K. Andersen has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, plans and programs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Salvatore A. Angelella has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice commander, Fifth Air Force and deputy commander, Thirteenth Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory A. Biscone has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Andrew E. Busch has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Defense Logistics Agency, Richmond, Va.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Timothy A. Byers has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, installations and mission support, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Susan Y. Desjardins has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, strategic plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard T. Devereaux has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, intelligence and air, space and information operations, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Judith A. Fedder has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, logistics, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley, Va.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Eric E. Fiel has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, Center for Force Structure, Requirements, Resources and Strategic Assessments, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Craig A. Franklin has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, 31st Fighter Wing, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Aviano Air Base, Italy.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. David L. Goldfein has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, programs, deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Blair E. Hansen has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities, deputy chief of staff, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Susan J. Helms has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, plans and policy, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, J-5, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Mary Kay Hertog has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, security forces, deputy chief of staff, logistics, installations and mission support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. John W. Hesterman III has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, politico-military affairs (Europe), J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Darrell D. Jones has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, force management policy, deputy chief of staff, manpower and personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Noel T. Jones has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, operations, plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert C. Kane has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commanding general, Coalition Air Force Transition Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. James M. Kowalski has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Air Force Global Strike Command (Provisional), Bolling Air Force Base, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Stanley T. Kresge has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, air, space and nuclear operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Susan K. Mashiko has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael R. Moeller has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Al Udeid, Qatar.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Clyde D. Moore II has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, special programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Douglas H. Owens has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice commander, 13th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. James O. Poss has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark F. Ramsay has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, strategic planning, deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Robin Rand has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the principal director to deputy assistant secretary of defense for Middle East policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Joseph Reynes Jr., has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as director, Air Component Coordination Element, Multi-National Force – Iraq; Commander, Detachment 2, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Baghdad, Iraq

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Suzanne M. Vautrinot has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command – Network Warfare, U.S. Strategic Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Lawrence L. Wells has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, warfighter systems integration and deployment, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, intelligence and requirements, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.