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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 456-09
June 26, 2009

General Officer Assignments

The Air Force chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:

 

Maj. Gen. James M. Kowalski, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command (provisional), Bolling Air Force Base, D.C., to vice commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

 

Brig. Gen. Jeffry F. Smith, special assistant to the assistant chief of staff, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, plans, programs and requirements, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

 

Col. Timothy M. Ray, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy director, air and space operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va., to director, operations, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.