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Release No: 1082-04
October 29, 2004

General Officer Announcements

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

Army Brig. Gen. Vincent E. Boles has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Boles is currently serving as commanding general/commandant, United States Army Ordnance Center and Schools, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

Army Brig. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Bostick is currently serving as commander, Gulf Region Division/United States Deputy to the Director, Program Management Office, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.

Army Brig. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Bromberg is currently serving as director, enlisted personnel management directorate, United States Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Sean J. Byrne has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Byrne is currently serving as director, military personnel policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Charles A. Cartwright has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Cartwright is currently serving as program manager, Unit of Action, Hazelwood, Mo.

Army Brig. Gen. Thomas R. Csrnko has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Csrnko is currently serving as commander, Special Operations Command Europe, United States European Command, Germany.

Army Brig. Gen. John DeFreitas III has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. DeFreitas is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for intelligence, C-2, Multi-National Force-Iraq.

Army Brig. Gen. Robert E. Durbin has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Durbin is currently serving as deputy director, program analysis and evaluation/director, Army Quadrennial Defense Review, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. David A. Fastabend has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Fastabend is currently serving as director, concept development and experimentation, futures center, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Charles W. Fletcher, Jr., has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Fletcher is currently serving as commanding general, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Alexandria, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Daniel A. Hahn has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Hahn is currently serving as deputy director of force developments, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Hernandez is currently serving as director, officer personnel management directorate, United States Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Mark P. Hertling has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Hertling is currently serving as commanding general, 7th Army Training Command, Germany.

Army Brig. Gen. Jay W. Hood has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Hood is currently serving as commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, United States Southern Command, Cuba.

Army Brig. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Jacoby is currently serving as assistant division commander (support), 25th Infantry Division (Light), with duty as deputy commanding general (support), Combined Joint Task Force-76, Afghanistan.

Army Brig. Gen. Jerome Johnson has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Johnson is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, Ill.

Army Brig. Gen. Gary M. Jones has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Jones is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Special Forces Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.

Army Brig. Gen. William M. Lenaers has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Lenaers is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich.

Army Brig. Gen. Douglas E. Lute has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Lute is currently serving as director of operations, J-3, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Brig. Gen. James R. Myles has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Myles is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Test and Evaluation Command, Alexandria, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Roger A. Nadeau has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Nadeau is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

Army Brig. Gen. David M. Rodriguez has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Rodriguez is currently serving as deputy director, regional operations, J-3, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Richard J. Rowe, Jr., has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Rowe is currently serving as director of operations, J-3, United States Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey J. Schloesser has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Schloesser is currently serving as director, army aviation task force, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Sorenson is currently serving as deputy for acquisition and systems management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Abraham J. Turner has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Turner is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, Fort Jackson, S.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Robert M. Williams has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Williams is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, G-3, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Army Brig. Gen. Richard P. Zahner has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Zahner is currently serving as director of intelligence, G-2, United States European Command, Germany.

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