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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 173-12
March 12, 2012

General Officer Announcements

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

            Air Force Lt. Gen. Burton M. Field has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy chief of staff, operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Field is currently serving as commander, U.S. Forces Japan, United States Pacific Command, and commander, 5th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan. 

            Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles R. Davis has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Davis is currently serving as the commander, Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. 

            Air Force Maj. Gen. Salvatore A. Angelella has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, U.S. Forces Japan and commander, 5th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan.  Angelella is currently serving as vice director, Strategic Plans and Policy (J-5), Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

            Air Force Maj. Gen. Bruce A. Litchfield has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.  Litchfield is currently serving as commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.