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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 148-04
March 04, 2004

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

GENERAL

Army Lt. Gen. Dan K. McNeill has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general with assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga. McNeill is currently serving as deputy commanding general and chief of staff, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga.

MAJOR GENERAL

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. James J. Bisson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Bisson is currently serving as assistant deputy commander, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Ronald G. Crowder has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Crowder is currently serving as assistant adjutant general, Joint Force Headquarters - Colorado, Englewood, Colo.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. William W. Goodwin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Goodwin is currently serving as assistant adjutant general, Joint Force Headquarters - Texas, Austin, Texas.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Michael A. Gorman has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Gorman is currently serving as adjutant general, Joint Force Headquarters - South Dakota, Rapid City, S.D.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Robert G. F. Lee has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Lee is currently serving as adjutant general, Joint Force Headquarters - Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Roberto Marrero-Corletto has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Marrero-Corletto is currently serving as commander, 92d Infantry Brigade, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Robley S. Rigdon has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Rigdon is currently serving as commander, 48th Infantry Brigade, Macon, Ga.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Taluto is currently serving as commander, 42d Infantry Division, Troy, N.Y.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Arthur H. Wyman has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Wyman is currently serving as deputy commander, 29th Infantry Division, Milford, Mass.

BRIGADIER GENERAL

Army National Guard Col. Floyd E. Bell, Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Bell is currently serving as deputy commander, Joint Force Headquarters - South Carolina, Anderson, S.C.

Army National Guard Col. James A. Brunson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Brunson is currently serving as staff judge advocate, Joint Force Headquarters - Michigan, Lansing, Mich.

Army National Guard Col. Joseph J. Chaves has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Chaves is currently serving as commander, 29th Separate Infantry Brigade, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Army National Guard Col. Joseph L. Culver has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Culver is currently serving as commander, 138th Field Artillery Brigade, Lexington, Ky.

Army National Guard Col. Paul C. Genereux, Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Genereux is currently serving as commander, 3d Brigade, 42d Infantry Division, Buffalo, N.Y.

Army National Guard Col. Martin L. Graber has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Graber is currently serving as commander, Camp Dodge Training Site, Johnston, Iowa.

Army National Guard Col. Mark W. Hampton has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Hampton is currently serving as commander, 35th Support Command, 35th Infantry Division, Lexington, Mo.

Army National Guard Col. Yaropolk R. Hladkyj has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Hladkyj is currently serving as assistant political advisor, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

Army National Guard Col. George E. Irvin, Sr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Irvin is currently serving as commander, 185th Aviation Group, Jackson, Miss.

Army National Guard Col. James A. Krueck has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Krueck is currently serving as commander, 32d Infantry Brigade, Camp Douglas, Wis.

Army National Guard Col. Roger A. Lalich has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Lalich is currently serving as state surgeon, Joint Force Headquarters - Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

Army National Guard Col. Jack E. Lee has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Lee is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, Military Support, Ohio Army National Guard, Columbus, Ohio.

Army National Guard Col. Richard B. Moorhead has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Moorhead is currently serving as commander, 81st Troop Command, Kokomo, Ind.

Army National Guard Col. James W. Nuttall has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Nuttall is currently serving as chief of staff, U.S. Army National Guard, Arlington, Va.

Army National Guard Col. Billy L. Pierce has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Pierce is currently serving as deputy commander, 184th Transportation Brigade, Laurel, Miss.

Army National Guard Col. Steve D. Saunders has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Saunders is currently serving as commander, 2d Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, Boone, Iowa.

Army National Guard Col. Linwood M. Sawyer has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Sawyer is currently serving as commander, 113th Field Artillery Brigade, Greensboro, N.C.

Army National Guard Col. William D. Schneider has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Schneider is currently serving as assistant to the judge advocate general, U.S. Army National Guard, Rosslyn, Va.

Army National Guard Col. King E. Sidwell has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Sidwell is currently serving as commander, Engineer Brigade, 35th Infantry Division, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Army National Guard Col. Michael C. Swezey has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Swezey is currently serving as deputy commanding general, Joint Force Headquarters - New York, Latham, N.Y.

Army National Guard Col. Omer C. Tooley has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Tooley is currently serving as chief of staff, Joint Force Headquarters - Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.

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