IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcement


Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has nominated:

Air Force Maj. Gen. Richard W. Scobee for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia; and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Scobee is currently serving as deputy commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.