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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert J. Skinner for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as director, Defense Information Systems Agency/commander, Joint Forces Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.  Skinner is currently serving as director, Command, Control, Communications, and Cyber, J6, Headquarters United States Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.