United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 044-96
January 30, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated General Leon E. Salomon, United States Army, to be placed on the retired list in his current grade. General Salomon will retire after completion of more than 37 years of active service. Since February 11, 1994, he has been serving as the Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Virginia.

General Salomon was born on April 27, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois.