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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 735-09
September 21, 2009

John McHugh Assumes Duties as Secretary of the Army

                The Department of the Army announced today that John McHugh was sworn in as the 21st Secretary of the Army at a Pentagon ceremony this morning.

 

                Also sworn in was Joseph Westphal, who assumed duties as the 30th Under Secretary of the Army.

 

                For further information, please contact Lt. Col. Elizabeth Robbins, Army Public Affairs, at (703) 614-2459.