Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:
Army Col. Jeffrey L. Bailey has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Bailey is currently serving as deputy commander (operations), 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized)/ U.S. Division-North, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.
Army Col. Curt A. Rauhut has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Rauhut is currently serving as director, operations, business transformation, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.