IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcement



Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy for appointment to the rank of general, and assignment as commander, U.S. Northern Command; and commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  O’Shaughnessy is currently serving as commander, Pacific Air Forces; air component commander for U.S. Pacific Command; and executive director, Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.