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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 099-09
February 17, 2009

General Officer Assignments

            The Air Force chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:
 
            Maj. Gen. Burton M. Field, vice director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to senior military assistant to the U.S. special representative for Afghanistan/Pakistan, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Maj. Gen. Darren W. McDew, director, public affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to vice director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 
 
            Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Touhill, commander, 81st Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., to chief, Office of Military Cooperation, U.S. Embassy, U.S. Central Command, Kuwait.
 
            Col. Michael W. Miller,who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, senior executive and director of staff, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to assistant surgeon general for medical plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Bolling Air Force Base, D.C.