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Release No: 163-13
March 20, 2013

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nomination: 

            Army Maj. Gen. David L. Mann for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as the commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.  Mann is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Ky. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bannister is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, operations, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Scott D. Berrier for appointment to the rank of major general.  Berrier is currently serving as director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Gwendolyn Bingham for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bingham is currently serving as commanding general, White Sands Missile Range, White Sands Missile Range, N.M. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Brendler for appointment to the rank of major general.  Brendler is currently serving as director of architecture, operations, networks and space, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Clarence K. K. Chinn for appointment to the rank of major general.  Chinn is currently serving as deputy commander, Regional Command-East, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Edward F. Dorman III for appointment to the rank of major general.  Dorman is currently serving as director for logistics operations and readiness, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Terry R. Ferrell for appointment to the rank of major general.  Ferrell most recently served as commanding general, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Fort Irwin, Calif. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Charles A. Flynn for appointment to the rank of major general.  Flynn is currently serving as deputy commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. George J. Franz III for appointment to the rank of major general.  Franz is currently serving as director, current operations, J-33, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Christopher K. Haas for appointment to the rank of major general.  Haas is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Horlander for appointment to the rank of major general.  Horlander is currently serving as special assistant to the director, Office of Business Transformation, Office of the Under Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Thomas S. James Jr. for appointment to the rank of major general.  James is currently serving as deputy commanding general (maneuver), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Ole A. Knudson for appointment to the rank of major general.  Knudson is currently serving as program executive, programs and integration, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux for appointment to the rank of major general.  Maddux is currently serving as deputy commanding general (support), Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Theodore D. Martin for appointment to the rank of major general.  Martin is currently serving as commanding general, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Fort Irwin, Calif. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Kevin G. O'Connell for appointment to the rank of major general.  O'Connell is currently serving as commanding general, Joint Munitions Lethality, Life Cycle Management Command/Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island, Ill. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Barrye L. Price for appointment to the rank of major general.  Price is currently serving as director, Human Resources Policy Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Arlington, Va.

            Army Brig. Gen. James M. Richardson for appointment to the rank of major general.  Richardson is currently serving as deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Martin P. Schweitzer for appointment to the rank of major general.  Schweitzer is currently serving as deputy director for regional operations, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Richard L. Stevens for appointment to the rank of major general.  Stevens is currently serving as director, Joint Engineering Directorate, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan/commander, Transatlantic Division (Forward), Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty for appointment to the rank of major general.  Twitty is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, communications, Headquarters, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Peter D. Utley for appointment to the rank of major general.  Utley is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, operations and training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Va. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Gary J. Volesky for appointment to the rank of major general.  Volesky is currently serving as chief of public affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Darryl A. Williams for appointment to the rank of major general.  Williams is currently serving as deputy commanding general (support), 2nd Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Republic of Korea. 

            Army Brig. Gen. Michael E. Williamson for appointment to the rank of major general.  Williamson is currently serving as assistant deputy for acquisition and systems management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, D.C.