Longford Energy Inc.
TSX VENTURE : LFD

Longford Energy Inc.

September 10, 2010 07:30 ET

Longford Energy Appoints Lieutenant General (Retired) Jay M. Garner to Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2010) - Longford Energy Inc. ("Longford" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:LFD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant General (Retired) Jay M. Garner to its board of directors.

Lieutenant General (Retired) Jay M. Garner's last active duty assignment was on the US Army Staff where he served as the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Army (AVCSA). Previously, General Garner served in various senior capacities including as Commanding General of the U.S. Army Space and Strategic Defense Command (USASSDC) and Commanding General, Joint Task Force Bravo - Operation Provide Comfort Northern Iraq and Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Air Defense School. Throughout his career, General Garner was the recipient of many awards, including the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.

In January 2003 General Garner was appointed by the US Secretary of Defense to organize and direct the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for post-war Iraq.

General Garner graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor's Degree in History. He obtained a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. He currently serves on the board of a number of public companies. 

About Longford Energy Inc.

Longford Energy Inc. is a junior Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company. Longford has acquired a significant interest in the Chia Surkh Block Production Sharing Contract in the Kurdistan Region – Iraq. The Block offers a field development opportunity and multiple exploration prospects.

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