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Release No: 235-08
March 25, 2008

General Officer Announcements

            The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:
 
            Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, chief of staff, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Ky.
 
            Brig. Gen. Allison T. Aycock, director, Korea Region Office, Installation Management Command, Korea, to commanding general, Special Operations Command, Korea.
 
            Brig. Gen. James O. Barclay III, director, Joint Center for Operational Analysis-Lessons Learned, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, Va., to commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation Warfighting Center and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Ala.
 
            Brig. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, deputy commanding general (support), 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized)/Multi-National Division - Center, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, to deputy commandant, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
 
            Brig. Gen. Lynn A. Collyar, commander, defense distribution center, Defense Logistics Agency, New Cumberland, Pa., to commanding general, U.S. Army Ordnance Center, commandant, U.S. Army Ordnance Schools, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
 
            Brig. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, deputy commanding general, V Corps, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany, to deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.
 
            Brig. Gen. David L. Mann, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Ky., to commanding general, White Sands Missile Range, White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
 
            Brig. Gen. James M. McDonald, effects coordinator, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas, to deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            Brig. Gen. Hector E. Pagan, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, N.C., to commander, special operations command south, U.S. Southern Command, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla.
 
            Brig. Gen. David G. Perkins, deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany to deputy chief of staff for strategic effects, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
            Brig. Gen. Bennet S. Sacolick, deputy director for Defense Counter-Terrorism Center, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC., to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr, commandant, U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School/deputy commanding general, Material and Technology U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. to director of integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
            Brig. Gen. Keith C. Walker, assistant division commander (operations), 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan., to commander, Iraqi Assistance Group, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
            Brig. Gen. Perry L. Wiggins, deputy director, regional operations, J-3, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., to assistant division commander (operations), 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan.
 
            Brig. Gen. James C. Yarbrough, commander, Iraqi Assistance Group, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, to commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Fort Polk, La.
 
            Col. Anthony G. Crutchfield, who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, deputy commander/chief of staff, U.S. Army Accessions Command, Fort Monroe,  to director, Joint Center for Operational Analysis-Lessons Learned, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, Va.
 
            Col. Patrick J. Donahue II, who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, executive officer to the vice chief of staff, Army, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to assistant division commander, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga.
 
            Col. William K. Fuller, who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, chief of staff, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., to deputy commander, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
            Col. Walter M. Golden, Jr., who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, deputy commander/assistant commandant, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Ala., to assistant division commander, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Korea.
 
            Col. Richard C. Longo, who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general,  deputy commander/assistant commandant, U.S. Army Field Artillery Center and School, Fort Sill, Okla., to director of training, office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.