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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 336-05
April 07, 2005

General Officer Announcements

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

 

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert Magnus has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general and assignment as the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps. Magnus is currently serving as the deputy commandant of the Marine Corps for Programs and Resources, Washington, D.C.

 

Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael A. Hamel has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Space and Missiles Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. Hamel is currently serving as commander, 14th Air Force, Air Force Space Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.