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Release No: 047-12
January 23, 2012

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

            Army Brig. Gen. Robert P. Ashley Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Ashley is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, intelligence, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bailey has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bailey is currently serving as deputy commanding general (support), 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colo.

            Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey N. Colt has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Colt is currently serving as deputy commanding general (support), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

            Army Brig. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Dahl is currently serving as deputy commanding general (support), 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, N.Y.

            Army Brig. Gen. Gordon B. Davis Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Davis is currently serving as deputy commander, Regional Command-East, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Brig. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  DiSalvo is currently serving as deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.

            Army Brig. Gen. Robert M. Dyess Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Dyess is currently serving as director, Requirements Integration Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Va.

            Army Brig. Gen. Karen E. Dyson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Dyson is currently serving as director, business operations, Office of Business Transformation, Office of The Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.

            Army Brig. Gen. Paul E. Funk II has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Funk is currently serving as deputy commanding general (maneuver), 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan.

            Army Brig. Gen. Harold J. Greene has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Greene is currently serving as program executive officer, intelligence, electronic warfare, and sensors, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

            Army Brig. Gen. William C. Hix has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Hix is currently serving as director, future operations, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Brig. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Lyons is currently serving as director for logistics operations, readiness, force integration and strategy (G-4/3/5/7), Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

            Army Brig. Gen. Herbert R. McMaster Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  McMaster is currently serving as commander, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force - Shafafiyat, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Brig. Gen. John M. Murray has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Murray is currently serving as assistant deputy director for joint training, J-7, The Joint Staff, Suffolk, Va.

            Army Brig. Gen. Richard P. Mustion has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Mustion is currently serving as director, military personnel management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

            Army Brig. Gen. Michael K. Nagata has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Nagata is currently serving as deputy director for special operations, J-37, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

            Army Brig. Gen. Bryan R. Owens has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Owens most recently served as deputy commanding general, U.S. Division-South, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

            Army Brig. Gen. James F. Pasquarette has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Pasquarette is currently serving as director of comprehensive soldier fitness, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

            Army Brig. Gen. Lawarren V. Patterson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Patterson is currently serving as commanding general, 7th Signal Command (Theater), Fort Gordon, Ga.

            Army Brig. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Piggee is currently serving as commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

            Army Brig. Gen. Ross E. Ridge has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Ridge is currently serving as director, Task Force 2010, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Brig. Gen. John G. Rossi has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Rossi is currently serving as commanding general, 32d Army Air Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.

            Army Brig. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Seamands is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, G-1, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            Army Brig. Gen. Michael H. Shields has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Shields is currently serving as deputy director, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Arlington, Va.

            Army Brig. Gen. Leslie C. Smith has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Smith is currently serving as commanding general, 20th Support Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

            Army Brig. Gen. John Uberti has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Uberti is currently serving as deputy commanding general/chief of staff, Installation Management Command, San Antonio, Texas.

            Army Brig. Gen. Bryan G. Watson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Watson is currently serving as director, Joint Engineering Directorate, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Army Brig. Gen. Darrell K. Williams has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Williams is currently serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency, Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio.

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