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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 198-99
April 27, 1999

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Lt. Gen. John M. Keane, U.S. Army, for appointment to the grade of general and assignment as vice chief of staff, U.S. Army, Washington, DC. Keane is currently serving as deputy commander in chief, U.S. Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Virginia.