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Release No: 320-09
May 12, 2009

General Officer Assignments

                The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following officers:

 

                Maj. Gen. Michael Ferriter, effects coordinator, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C., to commanding general, U.S. Army Infantry Center and Fort Benning/Commandant, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

                Maj. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany to commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill.

 

                Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Layfield, commanding general, U.S. Army Alaska/deputy commander, U.S. Alaskan Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska to commander, Joint Warfighting Center/director, joint training, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, Va.

 

                Maj. Gen. John W. Morgan III, commanding general, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea to chief of staff, U.S. European Command, Germany.

 

                Maj. Gen. Robert M. Radin, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill., to assistant deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

 

                Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, director of architecture, operations, networks and space, office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to commanding general, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command and Fort Monmouth, Fort Monmouth, N.J.

 

                Brig. Gen. Mark S. Bowman, director, J-6, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., to director of architecture, operations, networks and space, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

 

                Brig. Gen. Charles W. Hooper, defense attaché, China, Beijing, China to deputy director for strategic planning and policy, J-5, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

 

                Brig. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commander, defense supply center, Defense Logistics Agency, Columbus, Columbus, Ohio to commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

 

                Brig. Gen. Warren E. Phipps, Jr., deputy commander/assistant commandant, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Ala., to deputy commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

                Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Richardson, director for logistics, engineering and security assistance, J-4, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii to commander, Defense Supply Center, Defense Logistics Agency, Columbus, Columbus, Ohio.

 

                Col. (Promotable) Paul J. LaCamera, U.S. Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., to assistant division commander, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan.