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Release No: 263-95
May 17, 1995

REVISED

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President intends to nominate Lieutenant General Charles E. Wilhelm, U.S. Marine Corps, for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as the Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Atlantic/Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic/Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Lieutenant General Wilhelm is currently assigned as the Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, and has served in this capacity since June 1994.

Lieutenant General Wilhelm was born on August 26, 1941, in Edenton, North Carolina.