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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 526-96
September 12, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William Perry announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Ronald R. Blanck, United States Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as Commanding General, United States Army Medical Command/The Surgeon General, United States Army, Falls Church, Va. Since October 1992, he has served as the Commanding General, Walter Reed Army Medical Center/North Atlantic Health Service Support Activity, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Blanck was born on Oct. 8, 1941, in Manheim, Penn.