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Release No: 735-08
September 02, 2008

General Officer Announcements

               Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
 
Army Brig. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn for promotion to the grade of major general. Allyn is currently serving as chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps/chief of staff, Multi-National Corps-Iraq Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Rodney O. Anderson for promotion to the grade of major general. Anderson is currently serving as deputy commanding general (support), 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
Army Brig. Gen. James O. Barclay III for promotion to the grade of major general. Barclay is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation Warfighting Center and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Ala.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Arthur M. Bartell for promotion to the grade of major general. Bartell is currently serving as deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
Army Brig. Gen. John R. Bartley, for promotion to the grade of major general. Bartley is currently serving as program executive officer, Combat Support and Combat Service Support, Warren, Mich.
 
Army Brig. Gen. John M. Bednarek for promotion to the grade of major general. Bednarek is currently serving as commanding general, First Army Division East, Fort Meade, Md.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. for promotion to the grade of major general. Campbell is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Armor Center and Fort Knox/ commandant, U.S. Army Armor School Fort Knox, Ky.
 
               Army Brig. Gen. John F. Campbell for promotion to the grade of major general. Campbell is currently serving as deputy director, regional operations, J-3 The Joint Staff , Washington, D.C.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Charles T. Cleveland for promotion to the grade of major general. Cleveland is currently enroute to serve as commander, Special Operations Command Central, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey J. Dorko for promotion to the grade of major general. Dorko is currently serving as commander, Gulf Region Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Kenneth S. Dowd for promotion to the grade of major general. Dowd is currently serving as director for logistics, J-4, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Gina S. Farrisee for promotion to the grade of major general. Farrisee is currently serving as director, military personnel management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Michael Ferriter for promotion to the grade of major general. Ferriter is currently serving as effects coordinator, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Michael T. Flynn for promotion to the grade of major general. Flynn is currently serving as director, J-2, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
 
Army Brig. Gen. William B. Garrett III for promotion to the grade of major general. Garrett is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force (Airborne), Italy.
 
Army Brig. Gen. James L. Hodge for promotion to the grade of major general. Hodge is currently serving as commanding general, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
Army Brig. Gen. James L. Huggins Jr. for promotion to the grade of major general. Huggins is currently serving as director of operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
Army Brig. Gen. John D. Johnson for promotion to the grade of major general. Johnson is currently serving as deputy commanding general, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Nickolas G. Justice for promotion to the grade of major general. Justice is currently serving as program executive officer, command, control, and communications (tactical), Fort Monmouth, N.J.
  
Army Brig. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence for promotion to the grade of major general. Lawrence is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Kevin A. Leonard for promotion to the grade of major general. Leonard is currently enroute to serve as deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations, U.S. Army Materiel Command Fort Belvoir, Va.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Gregg F. Martin for promotion to the grade of major general. Martin is currently serving as commandant, U.S. Army Engineer School/deputy commanding general, concepts, doctrine and organizations, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
 
Army Brig. Gen. James M. Milano for promotion to the grade of major general. Milano is currently serving as commanding general, Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
Army Brig. Gen. John W. Peabody for promotion to the grade of major general. Peabody is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Great Lakes and Ohio River, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
Army Brig. Gen. David G. Perkins for promotion to the grade of major general. Perkins is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for strategic effects, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
Army Brig. Gen. James L. Terry for promotion to the grade of major general. Terry is currently serving as director, Future Force Integration Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker for promotion to the grade of major general. Tucker is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, Operations, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
 
Army Brig. Gen. Joseph L. Votel for promotion to the grade of major general. Votel is currently serving as deputy commanding general, Operations, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
                Army Brig. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski for promotion to the grade of Maj. Gen. Wiercinski is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Japan/deputy commanding general, I Corps (Forward), Japan
 
Army Brig. Gen. Terry A. Wolff for promotion to the grade of major general. Wolff is currently serving as special assistant to the President and senior director for Iraq, National Security Council, The White House, Washington, D.C.

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