IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Assignments


The chief of staff, Army announces the following officer assignments:

Maj. Gen. Steven W. Ainsworth, U.S. Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), 377th Theater Sustainment Command, New Orleans, Louisiana, to commander (Troop Program Unit), 84th Training Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Maj. Gen. Xavier T. Brunson, chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to commanding general, 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

Maj. Gen. Willard M. Burleson III, commanding general, 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to director of operations, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, Republic of Korea.

Maj. Gen. Steven W. Gilland, commandant of cadets, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, to commanding general, 2d Infantry Division (Combined), Eighth Army, Republic of Korea.

Maj. Gen. Mitchell L. Kilgo, director, J-6, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, to commanding general, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

Maj. Gen. James E. Kraft Jr., director of operations, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, Republic of Korea, to deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. Dennis S. McKean, commanding general, 2d Infantry Division (Combined), Eighth Army, Republic of Korea, to chief of staff, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Maj. Gen. Michael C. O’Guinn, U.S. Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), Salt Lake City, Utah, to deputy chief of Army Reserve (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Office of the Chief of Army Reserve, Washington, District of Columbia.

Maj. Gen. Patrick B. Roberson, commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Inherent Resolve, Iraq, to commanding general, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. A C Roper, U.S. Army Reserve, deputy chief of Army Reserve (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Office of the Chief of Army Reserve, Washington, District of Columbia, to deputy commanding general (Operations) (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe, Germany, to commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Illinois.

Brig. Gen. Kevin D. Admiral, deputy commanding general (Maneuver), 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado, to commandant, U.S. Army Armor School, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Georgia.

Brig. Gen. Joseph B. Berger III, commander, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency; and chief judge, U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to commanding general and commandant, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Brady, commanding general, White Sands Missile Range, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, to commanding general, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Edwards Jr., chief, General Officer Management Office, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, Officer Personnel Management Directorate, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Brig. Gen. Susan K. Escallier, assistant judge advocate general for Military Law and Operations, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia, to commander, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency; and chief judge, U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Jonathan E. Howerton, deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to deputy director, White House Military Office, Washington, District of Columbia.

Brig. Gen. Robert P. Huston, commanding general and commandant, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Virginia, to assistant judge advocate general for military law and operations, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia.

Brig. Gen. Stephen J. Maranian, deputy commanding general (Maneuver), 2d Infantry Division (Combined), Eighth Army, Republic of Korea, to deputy commandant, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College; and deputy commanding general-education, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Michael, deputy director for strategic planning and policy, J-5, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Brig. Gen. James S. Moore Jr., commanding general, 593d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to director, G-3/5/7, Installation Management Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Dion B. Moten, U.S. Army Reserve, deputy commander-signal (Troop Program Unit), 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Georgia, to commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 335th Signal Command (Theater), Operational Command Post (Forward), Kuwait.

Brig. Gen. Scott M. Naumann, deputy commanding general (Support), 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, to director, CJ3, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Inherent Resolve, Iraq.

Brig. Gen. Laura A. Potter, director, J-2, U.S. European Command, Germany, to commanding general and commandant, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Ryan, deputy commanding general (Support), 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado, to chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Brig. Gen. Joel B. Vowell, deputy commanding general (Operations), 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, to deputy director for strategic planning and policy, J-5, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Brig. Gen. Tony L. Wright, U.S. Army Reserve, deputy commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 88th Readiness Division, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, to commander (Troop Program Unit), 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), Fort Benning, Georgia.

Col. (Promotable) John V. Meyer III, executive assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, District of Columbia, to deputy commander, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Col. (Promotable) Jeth B. Rey, director of operations, G-3, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to director, J-6, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.