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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 123-02
March 14, 2002

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated:

Air Force Lt. Gen Leslie F. Kenne has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as deputy chief of staff, warfighting integration, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Kenne is currently serving as commander, Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Material Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.

Air Force Maj. Gen. William R. Looney has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Material Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. Looney is currently serving as commander, Fourteenth Air Force; and component commander, U.S. Air Force Space Operations, U.S. Space Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.