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      Cannon base commander nominated for 1 star general

      CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - The commander of Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico has been nominated for promotion to brigadier general.

      The Clovis News Journal reports Col. Stephen Clark is among a group of 41 Air Force officers whose nominations were announced Tuesday, according to an article in Air Force Times.

      The group includes former Cannon command staff Col. Jeffrey R. McDaniels and Col. Margaret "Peggy" B. Poore. Both are currently based at the Pentagon.

      Clark's nomination was already approved by the White House and still needs confirmation by the Senate.

      Clark is in his second year leading Cannon Air Force Base's 27th Special Operations Wing.

      (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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