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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 271-11
April 05, 2011

General Officer Announcements

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

            Army Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, for the appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as chief of engineers/commanding general, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.  Bostick is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

            Air Force Maj. Gen. David S. Fadok, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander and president, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.  Fadok is currently serving as commander, Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education, and vice commander, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

            Air Force Col. Timothy J. Leahy, for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Leahy is currently serving as director, knowledge and futures, J-7/J-9 Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

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