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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

April 28, 2016

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

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser for appointment to the rank of general and for assignment as commander, U.S. Africa Command. Waldhauser is currently serving as director, J-7, Joint Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.