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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 072-01
February 20, 2001

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James F. Amos has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Amos is currently serving as assistant chief of staff for Aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. John G. Castellaw has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Castellaw is currently serving as deputy commander, Marine Forces Pacific, Camp Smith, HI.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Timothy E. Donovan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Donovan is currently serving as deputy commanding general, III Marine Expeditionary Force/ commanding general, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Okinawa, Japan.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Robert M. Flanagan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Flanagan is currently serving as deputy commanding general, II Marine Expeditionary Force/commanding general, 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James N. Mattis has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Mattis is currently serving as senior military assistant to Deputy Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Gordon C. Nash has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Nash is currently serving as director, Operations Division, Plans, Policies, & Operations Department, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Robert M. Shea has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Shea is currently serving as assistant chief of staff for Command, Control, Communications and Computers, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Frances C. Wilson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Wilson is currently serving as commanding general, Third Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan.

Air Force Chief of Staff Michael E. Ryan announced today that Air Force Brig. Gen. Robin E. Scott is being assigned as deputy commander, Combined Air Operations Center 7, Air South, NATO, Larissa, Greece. Scott is currently serving as commander, 366th Wing, Air Combat Command, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.

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