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Release No: 955-12
December 07, 2012

General Officer Announcement

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

            Army Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, Eighth U.S. Army/chief of staff, Combined Forces Command, Korea.  Champoux is currently serving as assistant chief of staff, C-3/J-3, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea/deputy commanding general, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea.

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