IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcement


Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
 
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jerry D. Harris Jr. for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy chief of staff, Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Harris is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, Strategic Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.