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Release No: 540-13
July 26, 2013

General Officer Announcement

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

            Army Maj. Gen. Robert B. Abrams for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as senior military assistant to the secretary of defense, Washington D.C.  Abrams is currently serving as commanding general, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

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