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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 579-08
July 10, 2008

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
 
            Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of general with assignment as chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Schwartz is currently serving as commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
            Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of general with assignment as commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. McNabb is currently serving as vice chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Air Force Lt. Gen. William L. Shelton has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as chief, warfighting integration and chief, information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Shelton is currently serving as commander, Fourteenth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic-Space) Air Force Space Command, and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.