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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 011-95
January 10, 1995

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Major General John N. Abrams, United States Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as Commanding General, V Corps, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army. Since May 1993, he has served as the Commanding General, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Korea.

Major General Abrams was born on September 3, 1946, in Fort Knox, Kentucky.