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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 239-11
March 24, 2011

General Officer Announcements

            The Chief of Staff, Army announced today the following assignments:

            Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, deputy chief of staff, plans and projects, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington/commander, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.

            Col. Robert B. Abrams, who has been selected to the rank of brigadier general, to commanding general, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga.  He most recently served as commanding general, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Fort Irwin, Calif.

            Brig. Gen. Joseph P. Disalvo, chief of staff, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas to deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.

            Brig. Gen. Karen E. Dyson, director, operations and support, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Washington, D.C., to director, business operations, Office of Business Transformation, Office of The Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.

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