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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 108-96
February 29, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Lieutenant General John G. Coburn, United States Army, for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, United States Army, Washington, DC. Since July 1994, he has served as the Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Virginia.

Lieutenant General Coburn was born on October 9, 1941, in Corretta, West Virginia.