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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

May 16, 2022

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Michael S. Cederholm for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy commandant, aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.  Cederholm is currently serving as commanding general, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, North Carolina.