United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 390-11
May 09, 2011

General Officer Announcements

            The chief of staff, Army announced today the following officer assignments:

            Maj. Gen. Al T. Aycock, deputy commanding general/chief of staff, Installation Management Command, San Antonio, Texas, to director of operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

            Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, director, requirements and integration, J-8, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va., to deputy director J-7 (joint and coalition warfighting), The Joint Staff, Suffolk, Va.

            Maj. Gen. Philip Volpe, commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command and Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash., to commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

            Brig. Gen. Randal A. Dragon, deputy commanding general (support), 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan., to commanding general, Brigade Modernization Command, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.

            Brig. Gen. Victor Petrenko, deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Accessions Command, Fort Knox, Ky., to program manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program, Saudi Arabia.

            Brig. Gen. Steven L. Salazar, commanding general, Joint Multinational Training Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany, to assistant deputy director for joint training, J-7, The Joint Staff, Suffolk, Virginia.

            Brig. Gen. Richard W. Thomas, assistant surgeon general for force projection, Office of The Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command and Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash.

            Brig. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo, deputy commanding general (support), 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany, to commander, Special Operations Command Central, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

            Brig. Gen. John Uberti, chief, C/J-5, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to deputy commanding general/chief of staff, Installation Management Command, San Antonio, Texas.

            CORRECTION:  May 9, 2011 -- News release 390-11, issued on May 9, 2011 was in error.  The Chief of Staff, Army announced the officer assignments, not the Secretary of Defense.

Additional Links

Stay Connected