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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

Sept. 23, 2016

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

Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.  Thompson is currently serving as commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr. for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  McMurry is currently serving as commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.