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Release No: 690-10
August 03, 2010

General Officer Announcement

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

              Air Force Col. Christopher J. Bence has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Bence is currently serving as the deputy director, operations and plans, J-3, Headquarters U.S.  Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. 

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