IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcements


Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Sharpy for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy chief of staff for Capability Development, Supreme Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, Virginia.  Sharpy is currently serving as deputy commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Air Force Col. David A. Harris Jr. has been nominated to the rank of brigadier general.  Harris is currently serving as director, Strategic Plans, Programs, and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida.