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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 166-08
February 28, 2008

General Officer Assignments

            The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:
 
            Maj.Gen. John P. Basilica, Army National Guard, director of Logistics (J-4), National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C. to, deputy commanding general, reserve component, Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
 
            Maj.Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, deputy chief of staff, operations, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to, chief, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Charles A. Anderson, director, force development, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to deputy commanding general, Third Army/U.S. Army Central, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
 
            Brig. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., to, director for intelligence, J-2, the Joint Staff (Defense Intelligence Agency), Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig.Gen. James M. Milano, deputy commanding general (support), 4th Infantry Division (mechanized)/deputy commanding general (support), Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, to, commanding general, Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
            Brig. Gen. Robin P. Swan, commanding general, Coalition Military Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, to, deputy commanding general (support), 4th Infantry Division (mechanized)/deputy commanding general (support), Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
            Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, assistant surgeon general for warrior care transition, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington, D.C., to, deputy chief of staff, operations, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.