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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 388-96
June 26, 1996

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Maj. Gen. Patrick K. Gamble, United States Air Force, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Alaskan Command, United States Pacific Command; commander, 11th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces; and commander, Alaskan NORAD Region, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. Gamble is currently assigned as assistant chief of staff, Operations/Logistics, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Mons, Belgium.

Gamble was born Nov. 12, 1945, in Fresno, Calif.