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Release No: 191-11
March 10, 2011

General Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. David L. Goldfein for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Air Combat Command.  Goldfein is currently serving as director of operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

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