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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

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

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James H. Adams, III, for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as deputy commandant for Programs and Resources, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.  Adams is currently serving as deputy director, Requirements and Capability Development, J-8, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.