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. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. for appointment to the rank of general, and assignment as commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  Bunch is currently serving as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.