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Release No: 253-10
March 31, 2010

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President made the following nominations:

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Richard M. Lake for appointment to the rank of major general.  Lake is currently serving as the deputy director of the National Clandestine Service for Community Human Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Angela Salinas has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Salinas is currently serving as the director, manpower management, Manpower and Reserve Affairs in Quantico, Va.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bailey is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego; and commanding general, Western Recruiting Region in San Diego, Calif.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Timothy C. Hanifen has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Hanifen is currently serving as the deputy commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James B. Laster has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Laster is currently serving as the commanding general, 3d Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan. 

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  McKenzie is currently serving as the deputy chief of staff for stability, International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Robert S. Walsh has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Walsh is currently serving as the assistant wing commander, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing in Cherry Point, N.C.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Peter J. Talleri has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Talleri is currently serving as the commander, Defense Distribution Center in New Cumberland, Pa.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Jon M. Davis has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Davis is currently serving as the assistant deputy commandant for aviation in Washington, D.C.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James A. Kessler has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Kessler is currently serving as the commander, Marine Corps Logistics Command in Albany, Ga.

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David C. Garza has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Garza is currently serving as the chief of staff, U.S. Southern Command in Miami, Fla.

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