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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 538-12
June 27, 2012

General Officer Announcement

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

             Army Col. Clayton M. Hutmacher has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general.  Hutmacher is currently serving as commander, U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.