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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 575-94
October 11, 1994

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Lieutenant General William H. Forster, United States Army, to be placed on the retired list in his current grade. Lieutenant General Forster will retire after completion of more than 32 years of service. Since August 1992, he has been serving as the Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research, Development and Acquisition)/Director of the Army Acquisition Corps, Washington, DC.

Lieutenant General Forster was born on June 24, 1939, in Shelby, Mississippi.