Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert P. Otto has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy chief of staff, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington D.C. Otto is currently serving as commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency, Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas.
Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark O. Schissler has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy chairman, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium. Schissler is currently serving as director, plans and policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.
Air Force Brig. Gen. Scott W. Jansson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Jansson is currently serving as Air Force program executive officer for weapons and director, Armament Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.