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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 549-01
October 29, 2001

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Air Force Lt. Gen. Donald G. Cook has been nominated for appointment to the grade of general with assignment as commander, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Cook is currently serving as vice commander, Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Bruce A. Wright has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as vice commander, Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va. Wright is currently serving as commander, Joint Information Operations Center, U.S. Space Command; commander, Air Intelligence Agency; and deputy commander for information operations, Eighth Air Force, Air Combat Command, San Antonio, Texas.