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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 192-02
April 18, 2002

FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADMIRAL

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Walter F. Doran for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment as commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Doran is currently serving as assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  

MAJOR GENERAL

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric K. Shinseki announced today that Army Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Claude V. Christianson is being assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Christianson is currently serving as assistant chief of staff, C-4/J-4/G-4, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, and deputy commanding general (support), Eighth U.S. Army, Korea.

REAR ADMIRAL (LOWER HALF) AND BRIGADIER GENERAL

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced today that Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Bruce B. Engelhardt is being assigned as commander, Submarine Group Nine. Engelhardt is currently assigned as deputy director, Submarine Warfare Division, N77B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric K. Shinseki announced today the following assignments:

Army Brig. Gen. Jeanette K. Edmunds is being assigned as commanding general, 19th Theater Support Command, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea. Edmunds is currently serving as director of sustainment, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Brian I. Geehan is being assigned as commanding general, 1st Corps Support Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C. Geehan is currently serving as director, logistics, engineering and security assistance, J-4, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Army Brig. Gen. Jesus A. Mangual is being assigned as director of force projection and distribution, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Mangual is currently serving as commander, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Defense Logistics Agency, Philadelphia, Penn.

Army Brig. Gen. James H. Pillsbury is being assigned as deputy chief of staff for logistics, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany. Pillsbury is currently serving as commander, Defense Distribution Center, Defense Logistics Agency, New Cumberland, Penn.

Army Brig. Gen. Lloyd T. Waterman is being assigned as director of sustainment, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Waterman is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for logistics, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.