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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 295-12
April 20, 2012

General Officer Announcements

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

            Maj. Gen. James W. Hyatt, commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to director, air and space operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. 

            Brig. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, who has been selected for the rank of major general, commander, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia, to commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 

            Brig. Gen. Paul H. McGillicuddy, commander, 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Air Combat Command, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., to commander, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia. 

            Brig. Gen. Steven J. DePalmer, deputy commander/chief of staff, Joint Warfare Centre, Supreme Allied Command for Transformation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Stavanger, Norway, to deputy commander, Joint Interagency Task Force-South, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla. 

            Brig. Gen. John W. Doucette, commander, 36th Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to deputy commander/chief of staff, Joint Warfare Centre, Supreme Allied Command for Transformation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Stavanger, Norway. 

            Col. Steven D. Garland, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, commander, 99th Air Base Wing, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to commander, 36th Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

            Brig. Gen. David A. Harris, vice commander, Air Armament Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to commander, 96th Test Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. 

            Col. Michael T. Brewer, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, commander, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., to commander, 412th Test Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. 

            Col. Cedric D. George, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, commander, 76th Maintenance Wing, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., to commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Robins Air Force Base, Ga. 

            Col. Allen J. Jamerson, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, chief of staff, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to director, security forces, deputy chief of staff, logistics, installations and mission support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

            Col. Gregory S. Otey, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, senior executive officer to Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan liaison to the U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan.