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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 193-12
March 20, 2012

General Officer Announcements

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

            Air Force Maj. Gen. Andrew E. Busch has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as vice commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  Busch is currently serving as the commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

            Air Force Maj. Gen. James F. Jackson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as chief of Air Force Reserve/commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Jackson is currently serving as deputy to the Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            CORRECTION:  The location of Maj. Gen. Jackson’s assignment as commander, Air Force Reserve Command, is corrected from Robins Air Force Base, Ga.