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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 380-96
June 26, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the Secretary of the Air Force has recommended Lt. Gen. Edgar R. Anderson Jr., United States Air Force, for advancement to the grade of lieutenant general on the retired list. Anderson is currently serving as the surgeon general of the Air Force, Headquarters United States Air Force, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.

Anderson was born March 13, 1940, in Baton Rouge, La.