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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 266-09
April 22, 2009

General Officer Announcements

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

 

                Air Force Lt. Gen. Douglas M. Fraser has been nominated for appointment to the grade of general with assignment as commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla.  Fraser is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

 

                Air Force Maj. Gen. Marc E. Rogers has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as the inspector general of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Rogers is currently serving as vice commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

 

                Air Force Maj. Gen. Larry O. Spencer has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as director, force structure, resources and assessment, J-8, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Spencer is currently serving as deputy assistant secretary for budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.