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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 310-10
April 19, 2010

General Officer Announcements

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

 

Army Lt. Gen. David P. Fridovich, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.  Fridovich is currently serving as director, Center for Special Operations, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

 

Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Donald C. Leins, for appointment to the rank of major general.  Leins is currently serving as deputy director for strategic initiatives, (individual mobilization augmentee), J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Col. Nadja Y. West, for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  West is currently serving as commander, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Army Col. Ming T. Wong, for appointment to the rank of major general.  Wong is currently serving as commander, U. S. Army Dental Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

 

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