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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-043-14
January 23, 2014

General Officer Announcement

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

Air Force Col. Paul W. Tibbets IV has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Tibbets is currently serving as deputy director, operations, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

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