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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1143-10
December 15, 2010

Senior Executive Service Appointments & Reassignments

           Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service, senior leader, and scientific and professional appointments and reassignments: 

Appointments 

            Eric Y. Brumer has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as director, program analysis division, cost assessment and program evaluation, Washington, D.C.  Brumer previously served as operations research analyst, cost assessment and program evaluation, Washington, D.C. 

            Lernes Hebert has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as director, officer and enlisted personnel management, under secretary of defense (personnel & readiness), Washington, D.C.  Hebert previously served as director, officer policy and special assistant for senior officer matters, under secretary of defense (personnel & readiness), Washington, D.C. 

            Lytwaive L. Hutchinson has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as director, Information Technology Management Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, D.C.  Hutchinson previously served as deputy director, Information Technology Management Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, D.C. 

            Warren E. Lockette has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense, clinical and program policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Falls Church, Va.  Lockette previously served as director, strategic partnerships, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.

             Donald W. Perkal has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as general counsel, Washington Headquarters Services/Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, D.C.  Perkal previously served as attorney advisor, Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, D.C. 

            Jessica L. Wright has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense, manpower & personnel, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs), Washington, D.C.  Wright previously served as the adjutant general, Pennsylvania National Guard. 

Reassignments 

            Michele S. Jones has been assigned as special assistant and senior advisor to the under secretary of defense (personnel & readiness), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.  Jones previously served as special assistant to the secretary of defense for White House Liaison, Washington, D.C. 

            James J. Streilein has been assigned as deputy director, net-centric and space systems, director, operational test & evaluation, Washington, D.C.  Streilein previously served as executive director, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, Department of the Army, Alexandria, Va.