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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 184-01
April 27, 2001

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. John C. Atkinson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Atkinson is currently serving as the deputy commanding general (Reserve Component), North, First U.S. Army, Fort Gillem, Ga.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Danny B. Callahan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Callahan is currently serving as the deputy commander, Headquarters, State Area Command, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Robert C. Hughes, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Hughes is currently serving as the deputy commanding general (Reserve Component), South, First U.S. Army, Fort Gillem, Ga.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. James H. Lipscomb III has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Lipscomb is currently serving as the adjutant general, Headquarters, State Area Command, Mississippi Army National Guard, Jackson, Miss.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles L. Rosenfield has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Rosenfield is currently serving as the chief of staff, U.S. Forces Korea, U.S. Pacific Command, Korea.

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Ronald S. Stokes has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Stokes is currently serving as the deputy commander, 167th Support Command, Alabama Army National Guard, Birmingham, Ala.

BRIGADIER GENERALS

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

Army National Guard Col. Roger L. Allen has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Allen is currently serving as the director, Information Management, Headquarters State Area Command, Lansing, Mich.

Army National Guard Col. Edward H. Ballard has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Ballard is currently serving as the commander, 58th Troop Command, Reisterstown, Md.

Army National Guard Col. Bruce R. Bodin has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Bodin is currently serving as the chief of staff, Arizona Army National Guard, Phoenix, Ariz.

Army National Guard Col. Gary D. Bray has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Bray is currently serving as the commander, 45th Field Artillery Brigade, Enid, Okla.

Army National Guard Col. Willard C. Broadwater has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Broadwater is currently serving as the deputy commander, Headquarters, State Area Command, West Virginia Army National Guard, Charleston, W.Va.

Army National Guard Col. Jan M. Camplin has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Camplin is currently serving as the assistant deputy commander, Headquarters STARC, Frankfort, Ky.

Army National Guard Col. Julia J. Cleckley has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Cleckley is currently serving as the chief, Personnel Division, Army National Guard Readiness Center, Arlington, Va.

Army National Guard Col. Stephen D. Collins has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Collins is currently serving as the deputy commander, Support, Headquarters, U.S. Army South, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

Army National Guard Col. Bruce E. Davis has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Davis is currently serving as the chief of staff, Florida Army National Guard, St. Augustine, Fla.

Army National Guard Col. John L. Enright has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Enright is currently serving as the chief of staff and deputy commander, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Cranston, R.I.

Army National Guard Col. Joseph Michael Gately has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Gately is currently serving as the director of personnel, Headquarters, State Area Command, Vermont Army National Guard, Camp Johnson, Colchester, Vt.

Army National Guard Col. John S. Gong has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Gong is currently serving as the commander, 40th Infantry Division Support Command, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Long Beach, Calif.

Army National Guard Col. David E. Greer has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Greer is currently serving as the commander, 196th Field Artillery Brigade, Tennessee Army National Guard, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Army National Guard Col. John S. Harrel has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Harrel is currently serving as the commander, 2nd Brigade, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), San Diego, Calif.

Army National Guard Col. Keith D. Jones has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Jones is currently serving as the director, Organization, Training and Mobilization, Headquarters, State Area Command, California Army National Guard, Sacramento, Calif.

Army National Guard Col. Timothy M. Kennedy has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Kennedy is currently serving as the commander, 84th Troop Command, Minnesota Army National Guard, Roseville, Minn.

Army National Guard Col. Martin J. Lucenti, Sr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Lucenti is currently serving as the deputy commander, 42 Infantry Division, Montpelier, Vt.

Army National Guard Col. Buford S. Mabry, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Mabry is currently serving as the brigade commander, 151st Field Artillery Brigade, Sumter, S.C.

Army National Guard Col. John R. Mullin has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Mullin is currently serving as the assistant adjutant general, Headquarters, State Area Command, Massachusetts Army National Guard, Milford, Mass.

Army National Guard Col. Edward C. O'Neill has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. O'Neill is currently serving as the commander, 86th Brigade, 42nd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Montpelier, Vt.

Army National Guard Col. Nicholas Ostapenko has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Ostapenko is currently serving as the commander, 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, Stillwater, Minn.

Army National Guard Col. Michael B. Pace has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Pace is currently serving as the commander, 35th Division Aviation Brigade, Warrensburg, Mo.

Army National Guard Col. Marvin W. Pierson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Pierson is currently serving as the commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company/Materiel Management Center, 35th Support Command, 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Lexington, Mo.

Army National Guard Col. David W. Raes has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Raes is currently serving as the special projects officer, Headquarters State Area Command, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa.

Army National Guard Col. Thomas E. Stewart has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Stewart is currently serving as the deputy commander, 48th Infantry Brigade, Macon, Ga.

Army National Guard Col. Jon L. Trost has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Trost is currently serving as the chief of staff, 34th Infantry Division, Rosemount, Minn.

Army National Guard Col. Stephen F. Villacorta has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Villacorta is currently serving as the commander, 50th Area Support Group, Florida Army National Guard, Homestead, Fla.

Army National Guard Col. Alan J. Walker has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Walker is currently serving as the director of plans and operations, Utah Army National Guard, Draper Utah.

Army National Guard Col. Jimmy G. Welch has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Welch is currently serving as the deputy commander, 194th Engineer Brigade, Tennessee Army National Guard, Jackson, Tenn.

Army National Guard Col. George W. Wilson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Wilson is currently serving as the commander, 135th Field Artillery Brigade, Sedalia, Mo.

Army National Guard Col. Jessica L. Wright has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Wright is currently serving as the assistant adjutant general, Headquarters, State Area Command, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Annville, Pa.

Army National Guard Col. Arthur H. Wyman has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Wyman is currently serving as the deputy commander, 29th Infantry Division (Light), Massachusetts Army National Guard, Milford, Mass.

Army National Guard Col. Mark E. Zirkelbach has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Zirkelbach is currently serving as the chief of staff, Headquarters, State Area Command, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa.

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