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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 708-11
August 12, 2011

General Officer Announcements

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

            Brig. Gen. James E. Haywood, director, requirements, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to director, strategic plans, programs and analyses, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

             Brig. Gen. Martin Whelan, who has been selected for the rank of major general, director, Nuclear Support Directorate, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., to director, requirements, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

            Brig. Gen. Michael E. Fortney, chief, Nuclear Operations Division, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., to director, nuclear support directorate, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.