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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 182-03
April 01, 2003

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric K. Shinseki announced today the assignment of the following general officers:

Army Maj. Gen. Stanley E. Green is being assigned as deputy to the Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. Green is currently serving as commanding general, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center and Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Army Brig. Gen. (promotable) Galen B. Jackman is being assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C. Jackman is currently serving as director of operations, J-3, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla.

Army Brig. Gen. (promotable) Michael A. Vane is being assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center and Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, Texas. Vane is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for doctrine, concepts and strategy, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

BRIGADIER GENERAL

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Air Force Col. Ronnie D. Hawkins, Jr., for promotion to the rank of brigadier general. Hawkins is currently assigned as director, Communications and Information, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric K. Shinseki announced today the assignment of the following general officers:

Army Brig. Gen. Dennis E. Hardy is being assigned as commanding general, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan. 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. Ricky Lynch is being assigned as assistant chief of staff for operations, Regional Command South, Italy. Lynch is currently serving as chief of staff, KFOR (Main), Film City, Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

Army Brig. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon is being assigned as director of operations, J-3, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla. Mixon is currently serving as chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, with duty as chief of staff, Combined Joint Task Force-180, Afghanistan.

Army Brig. Gen. David C. Ralston is being assigned as director of force management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Ralston is currently serving as deputy commanding general and assistant commandant, U.S. Army Field Artillery Center and School, Fort Sill, Okla.

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