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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

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

Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as director for command, control, communications, and computers/cyber; and chief information officer J6, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Shwedo is currently serving as chief, information dominance; and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.