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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 408-11
May 13, 2011

General Officer Announcements

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

              Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert R. Allardice has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as vice commander, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.  Allardice is currently serving as commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

              Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark F. Ramsay has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.  Ramsay is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, operations and intelligence, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Casteau, Belgium.