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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 381-98
July 21, 1998

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Lt. Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, U. S. Army, for appointment to the grade of general and assignment as vice chief of staff, U. S. Army, Washington, D.C. Meigs is currently serving as commanding general, U. S. Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Meigs was born on Jan. 11, 1945, in Annapolis, Md.