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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 069-12
January 31, 2012

Senior Executive Service Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service reassignment:

            James H. Baker has been assigned as principal deputy director for strategic plans and policy, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.  Baker previously served as director of the chairman’s action group and special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.