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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 035-12
January 19, 2012

General Officer Announcements

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

            Army Maj. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, N.C.  Allyn is currently serving as the commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas/commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-1, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Col. John M. Cho has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Cho is currently serving as commander, 30th Medical Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

            Army Col. Jeffrey B. Clark has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Clark is currently serving as commander, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

            Army Col. Richard C. Gross has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Gross is currently serving as staff judge advocate, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.