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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 270-97
May 28, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Randolph W. House, U.S. Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, Eighth U.S. Army; chief of staff, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea. Since Feb. 1997, he has served as the assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, Washington, D.C. House was born on July 24, 1945, in Corpus Christi, Texas.