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Release No: 527-96
September 12, 1996


Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Lt. Gen. Jay M. Garner, United States Army, for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army, Washington, D.C. Since September 1994, he has served as the Commanding General, United States Army Space and Strategic Defense Command, Arlington, Va.

Lt. Gen. Garner was born on April 15, 1938, in Arcadia, Fla.

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