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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 899-05
August 31, 2005

General Officer Announcements

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

 

Army Col. Daniel B. Allyn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Allyn is currently serving as deputy director, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Task Force, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Col. James C. Boozer Sr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Boozer is currently enroute to serve in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, U. S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

 

Army Col. Ronald M. Bouchard has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Bouchard is currently serving as deputy commander/assistant commandant, U. S. Army Signal Center and School, Fort Gordon, Ga.

 

Army Col. Mark S. Bowman has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Bowman is currently serving as chief of staff, Defense Information Systems Agency, Arlington, Va.

 

Army Col. Thomas M. Cole has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cole is currently serving as deputy program manager for Program Integration, Future Combat Systems Unit of Action, Warren, Mich.

 

Army Col. Jesse R. Cross has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cross is currently enroute to serve as commander, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Defense Logistics Agency, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

Army Col. Kenneth S. Dowd has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Dowd is currently serving as director, Logistics, Engineering and Security Assistance, J-4, U. S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Army Col. Michael T. Flynn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Flynn is currently serving as director of intelligence, J-2, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Army Col. William H. Forrester Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Forrester is currently serving as assistant division commander (support), 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U. S. Army, Korea.

 

Army Col. William B. Garrett III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Garrett is currently serving as executive officer to the chief of staff, U. S. Army, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Col. James L. Hodge has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Hodge is currently serving as deputy commander/director of operations, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Fort Eustis, Va.

 

Army Col. Anthony R. Ierardi has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Ierardi is currently enroute to serve as director, Capabilities Developments, Futures Center, U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

 

Army Col. John D. Johnson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Johnson is currently serving as deputy director of strategy, plans and policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U. S. Army, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Col. Gregg F. Martin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Martin is currently serving as commander, U. S. Army Engineer Division, Northwestern, Portland, Ore.

 

Army Col. William C. Mayville Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Mayville is currently serving as chief of staff, U. S. Army Southern European Task Force (Airborne) with duty as chief of staff, Combined Joint Task Force-76, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

 

Army Col. James M. McDonald has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. McDonald is currently serving as deputy commander/assistant commandant, Field Artillery Center and School, Fort Sill, Okla.

 

Army Col. Patricia E. McQuistion has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. McQuistion is currently serving as director, strategic integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U. S. Army, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Col. John W. Peabody has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Peabody is currently serving as commander, U. S. Army Engineer Division, Pacific Ocean, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

 

Army Col. David G. Perkins has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Perkins is currently serving as commander, Joint Multinational Training Command, U. S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

 

Army Col. Dana J. H. Pittard has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Pittard is currently serving as assistant division commander (maneuver), 24th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Army Col. Joe E. Ramirez Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Ramirez is currently enroute to serve as deputy commander, Combined Arms Center for Training, U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

 

Army Col. James E. Rogers has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Rogers is currently enroute to serve as commander, Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island, Ill.

 

Army Col. Michael E. Rounds has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Rounds is currently serving as commander, operations group, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La.

 

Army Col. Frederick S. Rudesheim has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Rudesheim is currently serving as deputy director for politico-military affairs, (Western Hemisphere), J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

 

Army Col. Todd T. Semonite has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Semonite is currently serving as deputy commander for initial entry training, U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command/deputy commandant, U. S. Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

 

Army Col. John E. Seward has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Seward is currently serving as commander, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

 

Army Col. Robin P. Swan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Swan is currently serving as director, concept development and experimentation, Futures Center, U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

 

Army Col. Anthony J. Tata has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Tata is currently serving as deputy commander (support), 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Army Col. Kevin R. Wendel has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Wendel is currently enroute to serve as commander, 20th Support Command (Chemical, Biological Radiological, Nuclear and High Explosive), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

 

Army Col. William T. Wolf has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Wolf is currently serving as deputy commander/assistant commandant, U. S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Ala.

 

Army Col. Terry A. Wolff has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Wolff is currently serving as deputy commander, 7th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

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