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Release No: 090-12
February 09, 2012

General Officer Announcement

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

            Air Force Brig. Gen. David W. Allvin has been nominated for appoint to the rank of major general.  Allvin is currently serving as the vice commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Howard B. Baker has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Baker is currently serving as the commander, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Bergeson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bergeson is currently serving as the senior defense official and defense attache, United Kingdom, Defense Intelligence Agency, London, England.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Brown is currently serving as the deputy director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Darryl W. Burke has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Burke is currently serving as commander, 82nd Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard M. Clark has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Clark is currently serving as the commandant of cadets, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Dwyer L. Dennis has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Dennis is currently serving as the director, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and requirements, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark C. Dillon has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Dillon is currently serving as the director, regional affairs, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Everhart is currently serving as the commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Greaves is currently serving as the director, plans, programs and analyses, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Morris E. Haase has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Haase is currently serving as the deputy commander, Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, U.S. Africa Command, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Garrett Harencak has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Harencak is currently serving as the commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Paul T. Johnson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Johnson is currently serving as the deputy United States military representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee, Headquarters North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, Belgium.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Randy A. Kee has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Kee is currently serving as the deputy director for politico-military affairs (western hemisphere), J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Jim H. Keffer has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Keffer is currently serving as the deputy chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael J. Kingsley has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Kingsley is currently serving as commander, 23rd Air Force/director, operations, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Lofgren is currently serving as the commander, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. James K. McLaughlin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  McLaughlin is currently serving as the director, space and cyber operations/deputy chief of staff, operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Kurt F. Neubauer has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Neubauer is currently serving as the vice commander, Seventh Air Force, Air Forces Korea, Pacific Air Forces/chief of staff, Air Component Command, U.S. Combined Forces Command, Osan Air Base, Republic of South Korea.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. John F. Newell III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Newell is currently serving as deputy director for politico-military affairs (Asia), J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Craig S. Olson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Olson is currently serving as the program executive officer for business and enterprise systems/director of the enterprise information systems directorate, Air Force Materiel Command, Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. John N. T. Shanahan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Shanahan is currently serving as the deputy director for global operations, J-39, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael S. Stough has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Stough is currently serving as the deputy director of strategic plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Scott D. West has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  West is currently serving as the deputy director, operations, plans, programs and requirements, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

            Air Force Brig. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Wilsbach is currently serving as deputy director, operations, Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

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