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Release No: 354-05
April 12, 2005

General Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Weber for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the commanding general, III Marine Expeditionary Force; commander, Marine Corps Bases Japan; and commander, Marine Forces Japan. Weber is currently serving as the chief of staff, Multi-National Force - Iraq

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