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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 189-97
April 22, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Stewart E. Cranston, U. S. Air Force, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as vice commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Cranston is currently assigned as commander, Air Force Development Test Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Cranston was born May 24, 1944, in Watertown, S. D.