The chief of staff, Air Force announced on Dec. 17, 2015, the following assignments:
Brig. Gen. Tony D. Bauernfeind, deputy commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, U.S. Central Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, to commanding general, Special Operations Command, Korea, U.S. Forces Korea, Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
Maj. Gen. Mark W. Westergren, deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, District of Columbia, to deputy chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.