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Release No: NR-306-14
June 10, 2014

General Officer Announcement

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

Air Force Maj. Gen. William J. Bender for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as chief, Information Dominance; and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Bender is currently serving as deputy chief, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq.

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