West nominated for brigadier general

Twenty-nine Air Force colonels are in line to be considered for promotion to brigadier general.

Among those nominated for consideration for the promotion is: Col. Scott D. West, who now serves as the commander of the 613th Air and Space Operations Center, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

West previously was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base as wing commander.

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates nominated the following officers
March 31. However, Congress must approve the promotions before the
airmen can take their new ranks.