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Release No: 983-11
November 29, 2011

General Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nomination:

            Army Brig. Gen. Michael X. Garrett for appointment to the rank of major general.  Garrett is currently serving as chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps/deputy chief of staff, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

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