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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 271-95
May 30, 1995

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Hubert G. Smith, United States Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commander in chief/chief of staff, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Since October 1993, he has served as the commanding general, 21st Theater Army Area Command, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army.

Major General Smith was born on June 30, 1941, in Cosby, Tenn.

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