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Release No: 121-01
March 22, 2001

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Air Force Col. William P. Ard has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Ard is currently serving as director of Personnel, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.

Air Force Col. Rosanne Bailey has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Bailey is currently serving as manager, Armament Product Group, Air Armament Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Air Force Col. Bradley S. Baker has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Baker is currently serving as chief, Global Mobility Division, Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Col. Charles C. Baldwin has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Baldwin is currently serving as command chaplain, Headquarters Air Education and Training, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.

Air Force Col. Mark G. Beesley has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Beesley is currently serving as director of Plans, J-5, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Air Force Col. Ted F. Bowlds has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Bowlds is currently serving as program director for C-17 System Program Office, Air Force Program Executive Office, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Col. John T. Brennan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Brennan is currently serving as commander, 48th Fighter Wing, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, RAF Lakenheath, U.K.

Air Force Col. Roger W. Burg has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Burg is currently serving as commander, 90th Space Wing, Air Force Space Command, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.

Air Force Col. Patrick A. Burns has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Burns is currently serving as the civil engineer, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

Air Force Col. Kurt A. Cichowski has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Cichowski is currently serving as commander, 80th Flying Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

Air Force Col. Maria I. Cribbs has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Cribbs is currently serving as executive secretary, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Col. Andrew S. Dichter has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Dichter is currently serving as inspector general, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

Air Force Col. Jan D. Eakle has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Eakle is currently serving as commander, 377th Air Base Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

Air Force Col. David M. Edgington has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Edgington is currently serving as special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Mons, Belgium.

Air Force Col. Silvanus T. Gilbert III has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Gilbert is currently serving as commander, 436th Airlift Wing, Air Mobility Command, Dover Air Force Base, Del.

Air Force Col. Stephen M. Goldfein, has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Goldfein is currently serving as commander, 1st Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

Air Force Col. David S. Gray has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Gray is currently serving as commander, 319th Air Refueling Wing, Air Mobility Command, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D.

Air Force Col. Charles B. Green has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Green is currently serving as Command surgeon, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Air Force Col. Wendell L. Griffin has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Griffin is currently serving as commander, 7th Bomb Wing, Air Combat Command, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.

Air Force Col. Ronald J. Haeckel has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Haeckel is currently serving as vice director of Plans, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Air Force Col. Irving L. Halter Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Halter is currently serving as commander, 366th Wing, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.

Air Force Col. Richard S. Hassan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Hassan is currently serving as chief, Air Force General Officer Matters Office, Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Col. William L. Holland has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Holland is currently serving as executive officer to the commander in chief, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Air Force Col. Gilmary M. Hostage III has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Hostage is currently serving as senior military assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C.

Air Force Col. James P. Hunt has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Hunt is currently serving as commander, 11th Wing, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Bolling Air Force Base, D.C.

Air Force Col. John C. Koziol has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Koziol is currently serving as vice commander, Eighth Air Force, Air Combat Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

Air Force Col. David R. Lefforge has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Lefforge is currently serving as executive officer to the Commander in Chief, U.S. Transportation Command and commander, Air Mobility Command, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Air Force Col. Thomas J. Loftus has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Loftus is currently serving as Command surgeon, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany.

Air Force Col. William T. Lord has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Lord is currently serving as director, Communications and Information, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Air Force Col. Arthur B. Morrill III has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Morrill is currently serving as associate director for Logistics Resources, Deputy Chief of Staff, Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Col. Larry D. New has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. New is currently serving as chief, Strike Warfare Assessment Division, J-8, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Col. Leonard E. Patterson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Patterson is currently serving as director of Operations, Headquarters Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Air Force Col. Michael F. Planert has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Planert is currently serving as Commander, 58th Special Operations Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

Air Force Col. Jeffrey A. Remington has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Remington is currently serving as Commander, 27th Fighter Wing Air Combat Command, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.

Air Force Col. Edward A. Rice Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Rice is currently serving as Commander, 28th Bomb Wing Air Combat Command, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

Air Force Col. David J. Scott has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Scott is currently serving as Commander, 16th Special Operations Wing Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Air Force Col. Winfield W. Scott III has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Scott is currently serving as inspector general, U.S. Transportation Command and inspector general, Air Mobility Command, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Air Force Col. Mark D. Shackelford has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Shackelford is currently serving as program director for F-16 System Program Office, Air Force Program Executive Office, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Col. Glenn F. Spears has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Spears is currently serving as executive officer to the chief of staff of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Col. David L. Stringer has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Stringer is currently serving as director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.

Air Force Col. Henry L. Taylor has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Taylor is currently serving as deputy director for Logistics Operations, Directorate of Logistics, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Col. Richard E. Webber has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Webber is currently serving as commander, 50th Space Wing, Air Force Space Command, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo.

Air Force Col. Roy M. Worden has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Worden is currently serving as deputy for Joint Experimentation, Operations Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

Air Force Col. Ronald D. Yaggi has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Yaggi is currently serving as senior military assistant to principal deputy under secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.

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