Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Air Force Lt. Gen. James M. Holmes, nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and requirements, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Holmes is currently serving as vice commander, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark A. Brown, nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Brown is currently serving as the director, financial management, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
Air Force Brig. Gen. Roger W. Teague, nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Teague is projected to serve as the director, space programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.