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Release No: 047-13
January 29, 2013

General Officer Announcement

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

          Army Lt. Gen. John M. Bednarek for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as chief, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq.  Bednarek is currently serving as commanding general, First U. S. Army, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

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