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Release No: 1057-10
November 17, 2010

General Officer Announcements

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

                Army Brig. Gen. Robert B. Abrams has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Abrams is currently serving as commanding general, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Fort Irwin, Calif.

                 Army Brig. Gen. Al T.  Aycock has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Aycock is currently serving as deputy commanding general/chief of staff, Installation Management Command, San Antonio, Texas.

                Army Brig. Gen. Peter C. Bayer Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bayer is currently serving as director of strategy, plans and policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Boozer is currently serving as director of operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Buchanan is currently serving as director, J-9, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

                Army Brig. Gen. Gary H. Cheek has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.   Cheek is currently serving as director, Military Personnel Management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Kendall P. Cox has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Cox is currently serving as director, J-7, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.       

                  Army Brig. Gen. William T. Crosby has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Crosby is currently serving as program executive officer, aviation, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

                 Army Brig. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Crutchfield is currently serving as commanding general, Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Ala.

                Army Brig. Gen. Peter N. Fuller has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Fuller is currently serving as program executive officer, Fort Belvoir, Va.

                 Army Brig. Gen. William K. Fuller has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Fuller is currently serving as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Walter M. Golden Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Golden is currently serving as director, J-1, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Patrick M. Higgins has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Higgins is currently serving as deputy director, requirements, J-8, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Frederick B. Hodges has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Hodges is currently en route to director, Pakistan/Afghanistan Coordination Cell, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Ierardi is currently serving as director of force management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Richard C. Longo has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Longo is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, operations and training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

                Army Brig. Gen. Alan R. Lynn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Lynn is currently serving as commanding general, Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, Fort Gordon, Ga.

                Army Brig. Gen. David L. Mann has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Mann is currently serving as commanding general, 32d Army Air Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.

                Army Brig. Gen. Bradley W. May has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  May is currently serving as director, Iraq Training and Advisory Team, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

                Army Brig. Gen. Lloyd Miles has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Miles is currently serving as deputy commanding general, I Corps and Joint Base Lewis McChord, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash.

                Army Brig. Gen. Mark A.Milley has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Milley is currently serving as deputy director, regional operations, J-3, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

                 Army Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.   Napper is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.  

                Army Brig. Gen. John W. Nicholson, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Nicholson is currently serving as director, Pakistan/Afghanistan Coordination Cell, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Raymond P. Palumbo has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Palumbo is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Alaska/Deputy Commander, U.S. Alaskan Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

                Army Brig. Gen. Gary S. Patton has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Patton is currently serving as deputy commander for programs, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

                Army Brig. Gen. Mark W. Perrin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Perrin is currently serving as director, J-2, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

                Army Brig. Gen.William E. Rapp has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Rapp is currently serving as commandant of cadets, U.S. Army Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

                Army Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Richardson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Richardson is currently serving as director, J-4, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

                Army Brig. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Rudesheim is currently serving as director, requirements and integration, J-8, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.

                 Army Brig. Gen. Bennet S. Sacolick has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Sacolick is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, N.C.

                Army Brig. Gen. Frank D. Turner III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Turner is currently serving as program manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program, Saudi Arabia.

                Army Brig. Gen. Kevin R. Wendel has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Wendel is currently serving as deputy director, operations, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

                 Army Brig. Gen. Larry D. Wyche has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Wyche is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

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