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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 168-96
March 28, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated General John H. Tilelli, Jr., United States Army, for reappointment to the grade of general and assignment as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea, Seoul, Korea. Since June 1995, he has served as the Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga.

General Tilelli was born on October 2, 1941, in Brooklyn, N.Y.