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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 314-13
May 08, 2013

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nominations: 

            Army Reserve Brig. Gen. William F. Duffy, to the rank of major general and for assignment as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Headquarters Department of the Army, Washington, DC.  Duffy is currently serving as commander, (Troop Program Unit), Military Intelligence Readiness Command, Fort Belvoir, Va. 

            Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Ronald E. Dziedzicki, to the rank of major general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), Forest Park, Ga.  Dziedzicki is currently serving as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 3rd Medical Command (Mission Support Element), Fort Gillem, Ga. 

            Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Mark T. McQueen, to the rank of major general and for assignment as deputy chief of staff, mobilization and reserve affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), United States Army Europe and 7th Army, Heidelberg, Germany.  McQueen is currently serving as commander, (Troop Program Unit), 350th Civil Affairs Command, Pensacola, Fla. 

            Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Lucas N. Polakowski, to the rank of major general and for assignment as deputy director (Chairman’s Reserve Program), Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction, U.S. Strategic Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.  Polakowski most recently served as deputy director for force protection/counter-mass destruction (Chairman’s Reserve Program), J-8, Joint Staff, Washington, DC. 

            Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Ricky L. Waddell, to the rank of major general and for assignment as deputy commander, mobilization and reserve affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Southern Command,  Miami, Fla.  Waddell most recently served as commander, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-Shafafiyat, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, International Security Assistance Force, Kabul, Afghanistan.

            Army Reserve Col. Steven W. Ainsworth, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 94th Training Division (Force Sustainment), Fort Lee, Va.  Ainsworth is currently serving as chief of staff (Troop Program Unit), 87th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command (East), Birmingham, Ala. 

            Army Reserve Col. Brian E. Alvin, the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as assistant chief of staff (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), J-4, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, Seoul, Korea.  Alvin most recently served as chief of staff (Troop Program Unit), 351st Civil Affairs Command, Mountain View, Calif.

            Army Reserve Col. Ronald A. Bassford, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 88th Regional Support Command, Fort McCoy, Wis.  Bassford is currently serving as assistant commander-support (Troop Program Unit), 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training), Charlotte, N.C.

            Army Reserve Col. Jose R. Burgos, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 1st Mission Support Command, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.  Burgos is currently serving as chief, Reserve Affairs Office (Active Guard Reserve), U.S. Transportation Regiment and School, Fort Lee, Va.

            Army Reserve Col. John E. Cardwell, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 9th Mission Support Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.  Cardwell most recently served as chief of staff (Troop Program Unit), 84th Training Command, Fort Knox, Ky. 

            Army Reserve Col. Daniel J. Christian, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 95th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), Oklahoma City, Okla.  Christian is currently serving as chief of staff (Troop Program Unit), 108th Training Command, Charlotte, N.C. 

            Army Reserve Col. John J. Elam, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 102nd Training Division (Maneuver Support) and deputy commander for mobilization and training, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.  Elam is currently serving as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 411th Engineer Brigade, New Windsor, N.Y. 

            Army Reserve Col. Bruce E. Hackett, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 78th Training Division (Operations), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.  Hackett is currently serving as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Coraopolis, Pa. 

            Army Reserve Col. Joseph J. Heck, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 3rd Medical Command (Mission Support Element), Atlanta, Ga.  Heck is currently serving as medical advisor (Troop Program Unit), Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, Washington, DC. 

            Army Reserve Col. Thomas J. Kallman, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 79th U.S. Army Reserve Sustainment Support Command, Los Alamitos, Calif.  Kallman is currently serving as commander (Active Guard Reserve), 4th Battalion, 339th Regiment (Attack Helicopter), Fort Knox, Ky. 

            Army Reserve Col. William B. Mason, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commanding general (Troop Program Unit), U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.  Mason is currently serving as chief of staff (Troop Program Unit), 352nd Civil Affairs Command, Fort Meade, Md. 

            Army Reserve Col. Kenneth H. Moore, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commander and reserve component integration advisor (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Southern European Task Force, U.S. Army Africa, Vicenza, Italy.  Moore is currently serving as director, Civil Affairs Branch (Active Guard Reserve), U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, N.C. 

            Army Reserve Col. Thomas T. Murray, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), Gulf Training Division, 75th Training Command  Birmingham, Ala.  Murray is currently serving as commander (Troop Program Unit), 2nd Battle Command Training Group, 4th Brigade, 75th Battle Command Training Division, Birmingham, Ala. 

            Army Reserve Col. Michael C. O’Guinn, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 807th Medical Command (Mission Support Element), Salt Lake City, Utah.  O’Guinn is currently serving as director, Reserve Affairs (Active Guard Reserve), Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, Va. 

            Army Reserve Col. Miyako N. Schanely, to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as commander (Troop Program Unit), 411th Engineer Brigade, New Windsor, N.Y.  Schanely is currently serving as chief of staff (Troop Program Unit), 416th Theater Engineer Command, Darien, Ill.

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