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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 824-10
September 13, 2010

General Officer Announcement

               Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Army Maj. Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, Wash.  Scaparrotti most recently served as commanding general, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.