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Release No: 448-13
June 19, 2013

General Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nomination: 

            Army Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as military deputy for readiness to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Washington, D.C.  Linnington is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington/commander, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

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