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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 385-04
April 29, 2004

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announces the assignment of the following officers:

Maj. Gen. John R. Wood, commanding general, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea, to director for joint experimentation, J-9, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.

Brig. Gen. Steven P. Schook, chief of staff, Kosovo Force (Main), Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, to commander/senior military representative, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters, Sarajevo.

Col. Michael C. Flowers, director, human resources policy directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to chief of staff, Kosovo Force (Main), Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

Col. Mark V. Phelan, deputy director for Special Operations, J-3, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., to a newly established joint general officer billet as the deputy director, Special Operations, J-33C, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

The assignments of Flowers and Phelan should not be construed as the Senate's consent of their promotion nomination, and there will be no action to frock or promote them until Senate confirmation.