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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 389-11
May 09, 2011

General Officer Announcement

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

            Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Steven A. Hummer for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Marine Forces Reserve; and commander, Marine Forces North.  Hummer is currently serving as the deputy commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va.