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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 360-98
July 10, 1998

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Lt. Gen. Phillip J. Ford, U.S. Air Force, for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as deputy commander in chief, United States Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb. Ford is currently assigned as commander, Eighth Air Force, Barksdale AFB, La.

Ford was born July 7, 1943, in Fort Worth, Texas.