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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 227-10
March 23, 2010

Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments and reassignments:

 

Appointments

 

Richard O. Wightman Jr. has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense (materiel and facilities), Office of the Secretary of Defense, (Reserve Affairs), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Washington, D.C.  Wightman previously served as a major general and senior military representative with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

John T. Hastings has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs (resources), Office of the Secretary of Defense, (Reserve Affairs), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Washington, D.C.  Hastings previously served as principal director and director for program and budget (supervisory program analyst) with the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, (Reserve Affairs), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Washington, D.C.

 

Reassignments

 

Edward R. Greer has been assigned as director, developmental test and evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.  Greer previously served as deputy assistant commander, test and evaluation/executive director, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Naval Air Systems Command, St. Mary's, Md.