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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 484-11
June 09, 2011

General Officer Announcement

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

            Army Lt. Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as the commanding general, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Joint Base Lewis McChord Wash., and commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command/deputy commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan.  Scaparrotti is currently serving as the commanding general, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash.