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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 303-07
March 19, 2007

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced that the President has nominated the following Army Reserve officers for promotion to the next higher grade. Additionally, if the officer is moving, then the chief of staff, Army has approved the new assignment as indicated:
 
            Brig. Gen. Mari K. Eder, deputy chief (individual mobilization augmentee), Office of the Chief, Public Affairs, Washington, D.C. to assignment pending.
 
            Brig. Gen. William H. Gerety, assistant division commander (troop program unit), 100th Division (Institutional Training), Louisville, Ky., to chief, information officer (individual mobilization augmentee), G-6, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Paul F. Hamm, deputy commanding general (troop program unit), 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg, Miss.,/assistant chief of staff, engineer, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea, to commander (troop program unit), 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg, Miss.
 
            Brig. Gen. George R. Harris, deputy commanding general (troop program unit), 89th Regional Readiness Command, Wichita, Kan., to assistant military deputy (individual mobilization augmentee), to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, Technology), Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Steven J. Hashem, president, Joint Special Operations University, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
            Brig. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr., commanding general (troop program unit), 11th Military Police Brigade, Ashley, Pa., to commander (troop program unit), 200th Military Police Command, Fort Meade, Md.
 
            Brig. Gen. David A. Morris, deputy commanding general (troop trogram unit), U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne)/deputy commanding general (troop program unit), U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, N.C., to commanding general (troop program unit), U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Maynard J. Sanders, deputy commander for Mobilization (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Alexandria, Va., to assistant deputy chief of staff (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Mobilization and Training, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Gregory A. Schumacher, commander (troop program unit), Military Intelligence Readiness Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., to assistant deputy chief of staff, G-2 (individual mobilization augmentee), Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Michael J. Schweiger, assistant chief of staff, J-4 (individual mobilization augmentee), U.S. Forces Korea, to chief of staff (individual mobilization augmentee), Eighth U.S. Army, Korea.
 
            Brig. Gen. Richard J. Sherlock Jr., deputy commander/deputy chief, Army Reserve for Management, Resources and Support, U.S. Army Reserve, Washington, D.C. to deputy commanding general (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.
 
            Brig. Gen. Dean G. Sienko, U.S. Army Reserve to commanding general (troop program unit), 3d Medical Command, Forest Park, Ga.
 
            The chief of staff, Army approved the following Army National Guard general officer for assignment:
 
            Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Wilson, Army National Guard, commander, I Corps Artillery, Utah Army National Guard, Riverton, Utah, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
 
            The chief of staff, Army approved the following Army Reserve general officers for lateral assignment:
 
            Maj. Gen. Jeffery L. Arnold, special assistant (reserve component) (individual mobilization augmentee), Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. to assistant deputy chief of staff, G-1, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Washington, D.C.
 
            Maj. Gen. Paul V. Patrick, U.S. Army Reserve to deputy chief of staff (individual mobilization augmentee), mobilization and reserve affairs, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.
 
            Maj. Gen. Robert J. Williamson, commander (troop program unit), 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg, Miss., to deputy commanding general (support) (individual mobilization augmentee), Eighth U.S. Army, Korea.
 
             Brig. Gen. Edward L. Arntson II, commanding general (troop program unit), 1st Brigade/assistant division commander, 85th Division (training support), Arlington Heights, Ill., to deputy commanding general (troop program unit), 75th Battle Command Training Division, Houston, Texas.
 
            Brig. Gen. Christopher A. Ingram, commanding general (troop program unit), 1st Brigade/assistant division commander, 91st Division (training support), Dublin, Calif., to deputy commanding general (troop program unit), 70th Regional Readiness Command, Tacoma, Wash.
 
            Brig. Gen. Julia A. Kraus, deputy commander (individual mobilization augmentee), U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., to deputy commander/deputy chief, Army Reserve for management, resources and support, U.S. Army Reserve, Washington, D.C.