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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 197-97
April 24, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that he has approved the appointment of Lt. Gen. Ervin J. Rokke, U. S. Air Force, on the retired list in the grade of lieutenant general effective July 1, 1997. Rokke is currently serving as the president, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

Rokke was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Warren, Minn.

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