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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 182-09
March 19, 2009

General Officer Announcements

             Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
 
            Army Brig. Gen. James K. Gilman has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Gilman is currently serving as commanding general, Brooke Army Medical Center/Great Plains Regional Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
 
            Army Brig. Gen. Philip Volpe has been nominated for promotion to the rank of major general. Volpe is currently serving as deputy commander, Joint Task Force - National Capital Region Medical, Bethesda, Md.
 
            Army Col. William B. Gamble has been nominated for promotion to the rank of brigadier general. Gamble is currently serving as command surgeon, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
            Army Col. Richard W. Thomas has been nominated for promotion to the rank of brigadier general. Thomas is currently serving as commander, United States Army Medical Department Activities, Fort Campbell, Ky.