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Release No: NR-070-13
December 13, 2013

General Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
Air Force Maj. Gen. John W. Raymond has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Fourteenth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command, and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.  Raymond is currently serving as director, plans and policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

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