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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 560-00
September 13, 2000

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Army National Guard Brig. Gen. John E. Stevens for appointment to the grade of major general. Stevens is currently assigned as the deputy adjutant general, Pennsylvania State Area Command, Annville, Pa.

BRIGADIER GENERALS

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Army National Guard Col. Rick Baccus has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Baccus is currently assigned as property and fiscal officer, Providence, R.I.

Army National Guard Col. Abner C. Blalock Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Blalock is currently assigned as commander, 122nd Chemical Brigade, Selma, Ala.

Army National Guard Col. John M. Braun has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Braun is currently assigned as commander, Aviation Brigade, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas.

Army National Guard Col. George A. Buskirk has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Buskirk is currently assigned as assistant adjutant general, Indiana State Area Command, Indianapolis, Ind.

Army National Guard Col. James R. Carpenter has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Carpenter is currently assigned as deputy commander (AAG), Hawaii Army National Guard, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Army National Guard Col. Craig N. Christensen has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Christensen is currently assigned as chief of staff, Alaska State Area Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Army National Guard Col. Paul D. Costilow has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Costilow is currently assigned as state aviation officer, Oklahoma State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Army National Guard Col. James P. Daley has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Daley is currently assigned as commander, 32nd Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), 34th Infantry Division, Madison, Wis.

Army National Guard Col. Charles E. Fleming has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Fleming is currently assigned as commander, 33rd Area Support Group, Chicago, Ill.

Army National Guard Col. Charles E. Gibson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Gibson is currently assigned as deputy commander, 30th Engineer Brigade, Charlotte, N.C.

Army National Guard Col. Michael A. Gorman has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Gorman is currently assigned as deputy chief of staff for logistics, South Dakota State Area Command, Rapid City, S.D.

Army National Guard Col. John F. Holechek Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Holechek is currently assigned as deputy commander, Florida State Area Command, St. Francis Barracks, St. Augustine, Fla.

Army National Guard Col. Mitchell R. Leclaire has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Leclaire is currently assigned as commander, Engineer Brigade, 38th Infantry Division, Flint, Mich.

Army National Guard Col. Richard G. Maxon has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Maxon is currently assigned as assistant adjutant general, Arizona State Area Command, Phoenix, Ariz.

Army National Guard Col. Gary A. Pappas has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Pappas is currently assigned as commander, 42nd Division Artillery Command, Rehoboth, Mass.

Army Col. Daniel F. Perugini has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Perugini is currently assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Army National Guard Col. Donald H. Polk has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Polk is currently assigned as commander/state surgeon, Tennessee State Area Command Medical Detachment, Smyrna, Tenn.

Army National Guard Col. Robley S. Rigdon has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Rigdon is currently assigned as commander, 48th Infantry Brigade, Macon, Ga.

Army National Guard Col. Charles T. Robbs has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Robbs is currently assigned as commander, 205th Regiment, Camp Murray, Tacoma, Wash.

Army National Guard Col. Brice D. Schrimpf has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Schrimpf is currently assigned as state judge advocate, Wisconsin State Aea Command, Madison, Wis.

Army National Guard Col. Thomas J. Sullivan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Sullivan is currently assigned as commander, 57th Troop Command, Atlantic City, N.J.

Army National Guard Col. Brian L. Tarbet has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Tarbet is currently assigned as senior military intelligence coordinator, Utah State Area Command, Draper, Utah.

Army National Guard Col. Gordon D. Toney has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Toney is currently assigned as chief of staff, Washington State Area Command, Camp Murray, Tacoma, Wash.

Army National Guard Col. Antonio J. Vicens-Gonzalez has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Vicens-Gonzalez is currently assigned as deputy adjutant general, Puerto Rico State Area Command, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Army National Guard Col. William L. Waller Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Waller is currently assigned as assistant adjutant general, Mississippi State Area Command, Jackson, Miss.

Army National Guard Col. Charles R. Webb has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Webb is currently assigned as commander, 122nd Rear Opertions Center (TSC), Savannah, Ga.

Army National Guard Col. William D. Wofford has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Wofford is currently assigned as chief of staff, Arkansas State Area Command, Camp Robinson, Ark.

Army National Guard Col. Kenneth F. Wondrack has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Wondrack is currently assigned as chief, Military Support Division, New Jersey State Area Command, Fort Dix, N.J.

Army National Guard Col. Ronald D. Young has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Young is currently assigned as commander, 183rd Regiment, Blackstone, Va.

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