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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 303-97
June 10, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. John W. Hendrix, U. S. Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, V Corps, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany. Since July 1996, he has served as the commanding general, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga.

Hendrix was born on Sept. 22, 1942, in Bulloch County, Ga.

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