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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 189-95
April 10, 1995

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Lieutenant General Marvin L. Covault, United States Army, to be placed on the retired list in his current grade. Lieutenant General Covault will retire after completion of more than 31 years of service. Since May 1993, he has been serving as the Chief of Staff, Allied Forces Southern Europe.

Lieutenant General Covault was born on October 29, 1940, in Guthrie County, Iowa.