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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 503-13
July 11, 2013

General Officer Announcements

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

             Air Force Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.  Kowalski is currently serving as commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. 

             Air Force Maj. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.  Wilson is currently serving as commander, Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.