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Release No: 349-96
June 12, 1996


Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. William M. Steele, United States Army, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, United States Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Since March 1995, he has served as the director for operations, J-3, United States Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Va.

Steele was born on July 24, 1945, in Atlanta, Ga.


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