Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Air Force Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Burne has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as the judge advocate general, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Burne is currently serving as the staff judge advocate, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
Air Force Col. Robert I. Miller has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Miller is currently serving as the command surgeon and director, Medical Services and Training, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.