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Release No: 1142-10
December 14, 2010

General Officer Announcement

      The Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated:

       Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Robert E. Milstead Jr., to serve as the deputy commandant for manpower and reserve affairs and for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general.  Milstead is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Corps Recruiting Command in Quantico, Va.

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