EXECUTIVE SESSION
(Senate - March 28, 1996)

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                           EXECUTIVE SESSION

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                           EXECUTIVE CALENDAR

  Mr. GRASSLEY. Again, for the majority leader, I ask unanimous consent 
that the Senate immediately proceed to executive session to consider 
the following nominations on today's Executive Calendar: Executive 
Calendar nominations Nos. 502, 531, 532, 533, 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 
and all nominations placed on the Secretary's desk in the Air Force, 
Army and Navy.
  I further ask unanimous consent that the nominations be confirmed en 
bloc, the motions to reconsider be laid upon the table en bloc, that 
any statements relating to the nominations appear at the appropriate 
place in the Record, the President be immediately notified of the 
Senate's action, and that the Senate then return to legislative 
session.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The nominations considered and confirmed en bloc are as follows:


                               air force

       The following named officer for appointment to the grade of 
     general while assigned to a position of importance and 
     responsibility under Title 10, United States code, Section 
     601:

                             To be general

      Lt. Gen. Michael E. Ryan, 000-00-0000, U.S. Air Force.


                          departmentof defense

       Kenneth H. Bacon, of the District of Columbia, to be an 
     Assistant Secretary of Defense. (New Position)
       Franklin D. Kramer, of the District of Columbia, to be an 
     Assistant Secretary of Defense.


                defense nuclear facilities safety board

       Joseph J. DiNunno, of Maryland to be a Member of the 
     Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring 
     October 18, 2000. (Reappointment)


                                air force

       The following-named officer for promotion in the Regular 
     Air Force of the United States to the grade indicated under 
     title 19, United States Code, section 624:

                        To be brigadier general

     Col. Timothy J. McMahon, 000-00-0000

       The following-named officer for appointment to the grade of 
     lieutenant general wile assigned to a position of importance 
     and responsibility under Title 10, United States Code, 
     Section 601:

                        To be lieutenant general

     Maj. Gen. Kenneth E. Eickmann, 000-00-0000, United States Air 
         Force

       The following-named officer for appointment to the grade of 
     lieutenant general while assigned to a position of importance 
     and responsibility under Title 10, United States Code, 
     Section 601:

                        To be lieutenant general

     Maj. Gen. Richard T. Swope, 000-00-0000, U.S. Air Force


                                  army

       The following-named officer for reappointment to the grade 
     of lieutenant general in the United States Army while 
     assigned to a position of importance and responsibility under 
     title 10, United States Code, section 601(a):

                        To be lieutenant general

     Lt. Gen. John G. Coburn, 000-00-0000, U.S. Army

       The following-named officer for appointment to the grade of 
     lieutenant general in the United States Army while assigned 
     to a position of importance and responsibility under title 
     10, United States Code, section 601(a):

                        To be lieutenant general

     Maj. Gen. John J. Cusick, 000-00-0000, U.S. Army

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