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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 641-04
July 06, 2004

General Officer Assignments

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

Army Lt. Gen. James L. Campbell for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as director of the army staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Campbell is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

Army Maj. Gen. John M. Brown III, for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Brown is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Army Alaska/deputy commander, U.S. Alaskan Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska.