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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 571-05
June 08, 2005

General Officer Announcements

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

 

Army Lt. Gen. Walter L. Sharp has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as director, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Sharp is currently serving as the director for strategic plans and policy, J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Brig. Gen. Scott C. Black has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general and assignment as the judge advocate general, United States Army, Washington, D.C. Black is currently serving as commander/commandant, United States Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Va.

 

Army Brig. Gen. Daniel V. Wright has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general and assignment as the assistant judge advocate general, United States Army, Washington, D.C. Wright is currently serving as assistant judge advocate general for military law and operations, United States Army, Rosslyn, Va.

 

Army Col. Patrick Finnegan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general and assignment as dean of the academic board, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Finnegan is currently serving as professor and head, department of law, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.