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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 349-01
August 02, 2001

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Army Lt. Gen. Paul J. Kern has been nominated for appointment to the grade of general with assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Va. Kern is currently serving as the military deputy/director, Army Acquisition Corps, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, D.C.

Army Lt. Gen. Kevin P. Brynes has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as director of the Army Staff, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Byrnes is currently serving as the deputy chief of staff for programs, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

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