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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 666-09
August 31, 2009

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announced today the following assignments.

 

                Maj. Gen. Maurice H. Forsyth, commander, Spaatz Center for Officer Education and commandant, Air War College, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., to commander, Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education and vice commander, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

 

                Maj. Gen. Robert C. Kane, commanding general, Coalition Air Force Transition Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command - Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq, to commander, Spaatz Center for Officer Education and commandant, Air War College, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

 

Brig. Gen. Scott M. Hanson, deputy director, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commanding general, Coalition Air Force Transition Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command - Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq

 

Brig. Gen. Darryl L. Roberson, commander, 325th Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to deputy director, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

Brig. Gen. John R. Ranck, deputy director, operational planning, policy and strategy, deputy chief of staff, operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to deputy director, CJ9 Strategic Effects, Multi-National Force - Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq

 

Col. Steven J. Arquiette, who has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general, chief, distribution division, Logistics Directorate, J-4, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to deputy director, operations, National Military Command Center, Operations Team Two, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.