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Release No: 198-08
March 13, 2008

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
 
            Air Force Col. Kimberly A. Siniscalchi has been nominated to the grade of major general with service as chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps and assistant surgeon general for medical force development, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. C. D. Alston has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, nuclear operations, plans and requirements, deputy chief of staff, operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Brooks L. Bash has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Coalition Air Force Transition Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael J. Basla has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice director, command, control, communications and computer systems, J-6, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Paul F. Capasso has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, command, control, communications and computer systems, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Floyd L. Carpenter has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice commander, Eighth Air Force, Air Combat Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. David J. Eichhorn has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory A. Feest has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, force application, J-8, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Burton M. Field has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Balad Air Base, Iraq.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Randal D. Fullhart has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Md.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Bradley A. Heithold has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, plans, programs, requirements and assessments, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Ralph J. Jodice II has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the assistant deputy under secretary of the Air Force (international affairs), Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Duane A. Jones has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, Global Combat Support, deputy chief of staff, logistics, installations and mission support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Frank J. Kisner has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, Center for Force Structure, Requirements, Resources and Strategic Assessments, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Jay H. Lindell has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy commanding general, Combined Air Power Transition Force, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Darren W. McDew has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, public affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Christopher D. Miller has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, plans, policy and strategy, J-5, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Harold W. Moulton II has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice commander, Seventh Air Force, Pacific Air Forces; vice commander, U.S. Air Forces Korea; and chief of staff, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Forces Command, Osan Air Base, South Korea.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Stephen P. Mueller has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, joint integration, deputy chief of staff, operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Paul G. Schafer has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, special programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Stephen D. Schmidt has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the commander, E-3A Component, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Airborne Early Warning and Control Force, Geilenkirchen, Germany.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael A. Snodgrass has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the chief of staff, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.
 
            Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark S. Solo has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the deputy director, air, space and information operations, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.