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Release No: 515-08
June 19, 2008

General Officer Assignments

The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:
 
Maj. Gen. Steven R. Abt, deputy chief of engineers, reserve component (individual mobilization augmentee), Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D.C., to deputy commanding general (individual mobilization augmentee), U.S. Army Accessions Command, Fort Monroe, Va.
 
Maj. Gen. Byron S. Bagby, commandant, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va, to chief of staff, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.
 
Maj.Gen. Rita M. Broadway, commander (troop program unit), 89th Regional Readiness Command, Wichita, Kan., to deputy commanding general (individual mobilization augmentee), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.
 
Maj.Gen. Michael R. Eyre, commander (troop program unit), 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill., to deputy chief of engineers, reserve components (individual mobilization augmentee), Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington D.C.
 
Maj. Gen. Jay W. Hood, to chief of staff, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. He most recently served as commanding general, First Army Division East, Fort Meade, Md.
 
Brig. Gen. Joseph B. DiBartolomeo, Army National Guard, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C., to deputy chief, Office of Defense Representative-Pakistan, U.S. Central Command, Pakistan.
 
Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., to director, joint and futures, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. He most recently served as deputy commanding general (support) 10th Mountain Division (light), Fort Drum, N.Y.
 
Brig. Gen. Francis G. Mahon, deputy commanding general, Fifth U.S. Army North, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to director, Army Quadrennial Defense Review, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper, deputy commander, Joint Task Force-Global Network Operations, Defense Information Systems Agency, Arlington, Va, to commanding general, 7th Signal Command, Fort Gordon, Ga.