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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 384-96
June 26, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. John B. Sams Jr., United States Air Force, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as vice commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill. Sams is currently assigned as director, Plans and Policy, J-5, Headquarters United States Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Va.

Sams was born Nov. 22, 1945, in Charleston, S. C.