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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 400-02
August 01, 2002

GENERAL OFFICER AND FLAG ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Navy Adm. James O. Ellis, Jr. for reappointment to the rank of admiral with assignment as commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Ellis is currently serving as commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force, Neb.

VICE ADMIRAL

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Navy Rear Adm. Kevin P. Green for appointment to the rank of vice admiral with assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for plans, policy and operations, N3/N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Green is currently serving as commander, U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. Southern Command, Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico.

MAJOR GENERAL

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Timothy M. Haake for appointment to the rank of major general, U.S. Army Reserve. Haake is currently serving as the deputy commander, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.