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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 385-11
May 06, 2011

General Officer Announcements

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

             Maj. Gen. Richard C. Johnston, director, strategic planning, deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to assistant deputy under secretary of the Air Force, international affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 
            Maj. Gen. James M. Holmes, principal director for Middle East Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, strategic planning, deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Maj. Gen. Floyd L. Carpenter, commander, 8th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and joint functional component commander for global strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., to special assistant to the commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

            Brig. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, director for joint integration, Directorate of Operational Capability Requirements, deputy chief of staff for operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commander, 8th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force global strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.,  and joint functional component commander for global strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

            Brig. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., director, Iraq Security Assistance Mission, U.S. Forces – Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq, to deputy director, support, Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq.

            Brig. Gen. Timothy T. Jex, command surgeon, Headquarters U.S. Air
Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to vice director, 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.