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Release No: 277-02
May 31, 2002

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Army Brig. Gen. Dorian T. Anderson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Anderson is currently serving as director, Officer Personnel Management Directorate, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Guy M. Bourn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Bourn is currently serving as commanding general, III Corps Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.

Army Brig. Gen. John M. Brown III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Brown is currently serving as deputy commanding general for transformation, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Army Brig. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Burgess is currently serving as director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla.

Army Brig. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Caldwell is currently serving as deputy director for operations, J-3, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Army Brig. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Campbell is currently serving as director of plans, J-5, U.S. Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Army Brig. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Dunwoody is currently serving as commanding general, 1st Corps Support Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Jeanette K. Edmunds has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. 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. Dennis E. Hardy has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Hardy is currently serving as director of force management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Galen B. Jackman has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Jackman is currently serving as director of operations, J-3, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla.

Army Brig. Gen. Ronald L. Johnson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Johnson is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Pacific Ocean, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

Army Brig. Gen. John F. Kimmons has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Kimmons is currently serving as director for intelligence, J-2, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Brig. Gen. James A. Marks has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Marks is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

Army Brig. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. McChrystal is currently serving as chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Army Brig. Gen. David F. Melcher has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Melcher is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Southwestern, Dallas, Texas.

Army Brig. Gen. Thomas G. Miller has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Miller is currently serving as deputy commanding general, First U.S. Army, Fort Gillem, Ga.

Army Brig. Gen. Robert W. Mixon, Jr., has been nominated for appoinment to the rank of major general. Mixon is currently serving as deputy commanding general and assistant commandant, U.S. Army Armor Center and Fort Knox, Fort Knox, Ky.

Army Brig. Gen. James W. Parker has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Parker is currently serving as director, Intelligence and Information Operations Center, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Brig. Gen. Elbert N. Perkins has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Perkins is currently serving as director of materiel, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Kenneth J. Quinlan, Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Quinlan is currently serving as chief of staff, V Corps, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Army Reserve Brig. Gen. George W. S. Read has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Read is currently serving as commander, U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Command, Fort Jackson, S.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Fred D. Robinson, Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Robinson is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Operational Test Command, Fort Hood, Texas.

Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Edwin E. Spain III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Spain is currently serving as commander, 359th Signal Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga.

Army Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Speakes has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Speakes is currently serving as chief of staff, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.

Army Brig. Gen. Carl A. Strock has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Strock is currently serving as director of military programs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Antonio M. Taguba has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Taguba is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Community and Family Support Center, Alexandria, Va.

Army Brig. Gen. Alan W. Thrasher has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Thrasher is currently serving as commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps Artillery, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Army Brig. Gen. Randal M. Tieszen has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Tieszen is currently serving as deputy commanding general and assistant commandant, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Ala.

Army Brig. Gen. Bennie E. Williams has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Williams is currently serving as deputy commanding general, 21st Theater Support Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Army Brig. Gen. Walter Wojdakowski has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Wojdakowski is currently serving as assistant division commander (forward), 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized), and deputy commanding general (south), First U.S. Army, Fort Jackson, S.C.

BRIGADIER GENERAL

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

Army Reserve Col. Larry Knightner has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Knightner is currently serving as commander, 81st Regional Support Group, Fort Jackson, S.C.

Army Reserve Col. Dennis E. Lutz has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Lutz is currently serving as commander, 656th Area Support Group, Willow Grove, Pa.

Army National Guard Col. Rex E. Thompson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Thompson is currently serving as commander, Detachment 1, 32d Army Air Missile Defense Command, Orlando, Fla.