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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 317-05
April 04, 2005

General Officer Assignments

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

 

Air Force Lt. Gen. Arthur J. Lichte has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as assistant vice chief of staff, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Lichte is serving as vice commander, United States Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

 

Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert D. Bishop, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to therank of lieutenant general with assignment as vice commander, United States Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Bishop is currently serving as assistant deputy chief of staff, Air and Space Operations, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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