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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 332-09
May 14, 2009

General Officer Assignments

            The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following officers:
 
            Maj. Gen. Mari K. Eder, U. S. Army Reserve, deputy chief, Army Reserve (individual mobilization augmentee), Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, Washington, D.C., to commander, U. S. Army Readiness Command, Fort Jackson, S.C.
 
            Brig. Gen.Douglas P. Anson, U. S. Army Reserve, Commander (troop program unit), 3rd Brigade (Battle Command Training Brigade), 75th Division, Fort Sheridan, Ill., to director of Legislative Affairs (individual mobilization augmentee), Internal Military Affairs, U. S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
            Brig. Gen.William G. Beard, U. S. Army Reserve, commander (troop program unit), 351st Civil Affairs Command, Mountain View, Calif., to deputy commanding general for Civil Capacity, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, Operatio Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
            Brig. Gen.Leslie J. Carroll, U. S. Army Reserve, G-3/5/7 (individual mobilization augmentee), U. S. Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Ga. to commander, 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), San Antonio, Texas.
 
            Brig. Gen.Frank A. Cipolla, U. S. Army Reserve, deputy commander (troop program unit), 88th Regional Readiness Command, Fort Snelling, Minn., to deputy commander (troop program unit), 88th Regional Support Command, Fort McCoy, Wis.
 
            Brig. Gen.Michele G. Compton, U. S. Army Reserve, assistant chief of staff G-5 (wartime) (individual mobilization augmentee), Eighth U. S. Army, Yongsan, Korea, to commander (troop program unit), 9th Mission Support Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
 
            Brig. Gen.David S. Elmo, U. S. Army Reserve, commander (troop program unit), 1st Mission Support Command, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, to deputy commander and Army Reserve Component Integration Advisor (individual mobilization augmentee), Southern European Task Force, U. S. Army Africa, Vicenza, Italy.
 
            Brig. Gen.Geoffrey A. Freeman, U. S. Army Reserve, commander (troop program unit), 359th Signal Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga.,to deputy commander (troop program unit), 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Ga.
 
            Brig. Gen.John C. Hanley, U. S. Army Reserve, deputy commander (troop program unit), 88th Regional Support Command, Fort McCoy, Wis., to commander (troop program unit), 3d Brigade (Battle Command Training Brigade), 75th Division, Fort Sheridan, Ill.
 
            Brig. Gen.Peter S. Lennon, U. S. Army Reserve, deputy director Logistics, CCJ-4, U. S. Central Command, MacDill, Air Force Base, Fla. further deployed as commander, Central Command Deployment Distribution Operation Center, Kuwait, to commander (troop program unit), 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Coraopolis, Pa.
 
            Brig. Gen.Gary L. Medvigy, U. S. Army Reserve, deputy commander (troop program unit), U. S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., to commander (troop program unit), 351st Civil Affairs Command, Mountain View, Calif.
 
            Brig. Gen.Karlynn P. O’Shaughnessy, U. S. Army Reserve, assistant division commander (troop program unit), 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training), Charlotte, N.C., to commander (troop program unit), 2nd Brigade (Battle Command Training Brigade), 75th Division, Fort Dix, N.J.
 
            Brig. Gen.Leslie A. Purser, U. S. Army Reserve, commander (troop program unit), Military Intelligence Readiness Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., to deputy chief, Army Reserve for Human Resources, Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, Washington, D.C.
 
 

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