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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 583-95
October 31, 1995

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William Perry announced today that the President has nominated Major General Thomas A. Schwartz, United States Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood. Since October 1993, he has served as the Commanding General, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized).

Major General Schwartz was born on March 7, 1945, in St. Paul, Minnesota.