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Release No: 760-03
October 17, 2003

Flag and General Officer Announcement




          Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Army Maj. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Arlington, Va.  Dodgen is currently serving as the commanding general, United States Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.




            Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced the following flag officer assignment:  Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Richard W. Hunt is being assigned as deputy director for Strategic Plans and Policy, J5, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va.  Hunt is currently serving as executive assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Arlington, Va.

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