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Release No: 792-04
August 18, 2004

General Officer Announcements

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

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Edward Hanlon, Jr. for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the United States Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee. Hanlon is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico, Va.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Wood for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as deputy chief of staff, Plans and Programs, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Wood is currently serving as commander, Air Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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