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34th Red Bull Infantry Division Commanding General Scheduled to Receive Promotion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 5


ST PAUL, Minn - Army Brig Gen David J Elicerio is scheduled to be promoted to major general August 7 at an 11 am ceremony at the Rosemount National Guard Armory, Rosemount, Minn

"Brig Gen Elicerio has worked for me in Bosnia, Iraq and Minnesota and his talent as a leader is unsurpassed," said Army Maj. Gen. Richard C Nash, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General

Residing in Ham Lake, Elicerio has been a member of the Minnesota National Guard since 1980, said Army Maj Jason K Burley, public affairs officer for the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division Currently, he is the commanding general of more than 10,000 Soldiers in the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division

Elicerio served as the Chief of Joint Military Affairs during the Minnesota National Guard's peace keeping mission to Bosnia in 2003, said Burley In 2005, he commanded the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division Before taking command of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, Elicerio served as the Deputy Commander for the division and completed his second tour to Iraq

"This promotion is well-deserved," Nash

Editors:
MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED to attend the promotion ceremony Media is invited to arrive 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the ceremony

11 am August 7
Rosemount National Guard Armory
13865 South Robert Trail
Rosemount, Minn 55068

Brig Gen Elicerio bio- http://wwwngmil/ngbgomo/library/bio/1832htm

Brig Gen Elicerio photo-
https://picasaweb.google.com/MinnesotaNationalGuard/34thInfantryDivisionCommanders#5524965594602363650


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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs at ngmn.public.affairs@ng.army.mil or call 651-282-4410

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