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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

June 10, 2016

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Air Force Lt. Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy for appointment to the rank of general, and for assignment as commander, Pacific Air Forces; air component commander for U.S. Pacific Command; and executive director, Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.  O’Shaughnessy is currently serving as deputy commander, United Nations Command Korea; deputy commander, U.S. Forces Korea; commander, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Forces Command; and commander, Seventh Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, Korea.