IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcements


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

Air Force Maj. Gen. John N. T. Shanahan for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as director for defense intelligence (warfighter support), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Shanahan is currently serving as commander, 25th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy chief of staff, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Weinstein is currently serving as commander, 20th Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command, and commander, Task Force 214, U.S. Strategic Command, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.