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Release No: 288-02
June 06, 2002

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Army Brig. Gen. Joseph G. Webb, Jr., for appointment to the rank of major general and appointment as chief, Dental Corps. Webb is currently serving as the assistant surgeon general for Force Development and Sustainment, U.S. Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

BRIGADIER GENERAL

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

Army Col. Clinton T. Anderson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Anderson is currently serving as the chief, Strategic Initiatives Group, J-5, Joint Staff, and Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Michael D. Barbero has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Barbero is currently serving as the executive assistant to the commander in chief, U.S. Joint Forces Command and supreme allied commander, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

Army Col. Vincent K. Brooks has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Brooks is currently serving as the commander, 1st Brigade, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga.

Army Col. Salvatore F. Cambria has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cambria is currently serving as the executive officer to the commander in chief, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Col. Samuel M. Cannon has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cannon is currently serving as the chief, program management and acquisition support, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Va.

Army Col. James A. Cerrone has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cerrone is currently serving as the chief, Joint Exercise Division, J-7, The Joint Staff, Washington

Army Col. Robert W. Cone has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cone is currently serving as the director, Joint Advanced Warfighting Program, Institute for Defense Analysis, Arlington, Va.

Army Col. Robert Crear has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Crear is currently serving as the commander, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Southwestern, Dallas, Texas.

Army Col. John M. Custer III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Custer is currently serving as the assistant commandant, U.S. Army Intelligence Center, and Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

Army Col. David P. Fridovich has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Fridovich is currently serving as the commander, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Army Col. Russell L. Frutiger has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Frutiger is currently serving as the special assistant for general and flag officer matters, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. William T. Grisoli has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Grisoli is currently serving as the deputy director, Army Transformation Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Carter F. Ham has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Ham is currently serving as the deputy director, J-8, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Col. Jeffery W. Hammond has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Hammond is currently serving as the executive officer to the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Thomas M. Jordan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Jordan is currently serving as the executive officer to the Commander in Chief, United Nations Command and Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea.

Army Col. Francis H. Kearney III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Kearney is currently serving as the director of operations, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Army Col. Daniel J. Keefe has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Keefe is currently serving as the executive officer to the Vice Chief of Staff, Army, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Stephen R. Layfield has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Layfield is currently serving as the G-3 (operations), V Corps, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Army Col. John A. Macdonald has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Macdonald is currently serving as the chief of staff, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea.

Army Col. Richard L. McCabe has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. McCabe is currently serving as the chief, Air and Missile Defense, Space Division, Force Development Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. William H. McCoy, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. McCoy is currently serving as the chief of staff, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Army Col. Marvin K. McNamara has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. McNamara is currently serving as the deputy director, Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Organization, Arlington, Va.

Army Col. John W. Morgan III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Morgan is currently serving as the chief, Middle East Division, J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Stephen D. Mundt has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Mundt is currently serving as the chief, Force Development Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Michael L. Oates has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Oates is currently serving as the exeutive officer to the Secretary of the Army, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Mark E. O'Neill has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. O'Neill is currently serving as the executive officer to the Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

Army Col. Joseph E. Orr has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Orr is currently serving as the deputy assistant director, J-5, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Col. Ervin Pearson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Pearson is currently serving as the chief, Operating Forces, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Robert M. Radin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Radin is currently serving as the chief, Logistics Operations Division, J-4 and 7, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Col. Jose D. Riojas has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Riojas is currently serving as the executive officer to the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Curtis M. Scaparrotti has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Scaparrotti is currently serving as the deputy, Joint Operations, J-3, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Army Col. Mark E. Scheid has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Scheid is currently serving as the chief, Plans Division, J-4 and 7, U.S. Central Command MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Col. James H. Schwitters has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Schwitters is enroute to Headquarters, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Army Col. John F. Shortal has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Shortal is currently serving as the executive assistant to the Commander in Chief, United Nations Command and Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea.

Army Col. Joseph A. Smith has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Smith is currently serving as the chief of staff, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Army Col. Merdith W. Temple has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Temple is currently serving as the commander, Transatlantic Programs Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester, Va.

Army Col. Louis W. Weber has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Weber is currently serving as the commander, Operations Group, U.S. Army National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

Army Col. Scott G. West has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. West is currently serving as the executive officer, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.