IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcements


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

Air Force Maj. Gen. Jon T. Thomas for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  Thomas is currently serving as director, operations, strategic deterrence, and nuclear integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. 

Air Force Col. Susan J. Pietrykowski has been nominated to the rank of brigadier general.  Pietrykowski is currently serving as the deputy command surgeon, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.