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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

June 24, 2022

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

Air Force Maj. Gen. Donna D. Shipton for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Shipton is currently serving as deputy director, National Reconnaissance Office; and commander, Space Force Element, Chantilly, Virginia.