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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 387-95
July 19, 1995

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Lieutenant General John P. Otjen, United States Army, to be placed on the retired list in his current grade. Lieutenant General Otjen will retire after completing more than 31 years of service. Since September 28, 1993, he has been serving as the Commanding General, First United States Army, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Lieutenant General Otjen was born on January 17, 1942, in San Antonio, Texas.