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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 479-96
August 09, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Lt. Gen. George T. Babbitt Jr., United States Air Force, for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. Babbitt is currently assigned as deputy chief of staff, Logistics, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Babbitt was born June 22, 1942, in Bremerton, Wash.