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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 392-97
July 18, 1997

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Michael J. Byron, United States Marine Corps, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as U.S. Representative to NATO Military Committee. Byron is currently serving as the vice director, Strategic Plans and Policy, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Byron was born on Oct. 1, 1941 in Albany, N.Y.