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Release No: 478-13
June 28, 2013

General Officer Assignments

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

             Army Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, commanding general, U.S. Army Alaska/deputy commander, U.S. Alaskan Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska, to chief of staff, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

             Army Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, commanding general, Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., to deputy commanding general for support/chief of staff, Installation Management Command, San Antonio, Texas.

             Army Maj. Gen. Dana J. H. Pittard, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Central/Third U.S. Army, Kuwait.  He most recently served as commanding general, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

             Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, Army National Guard, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North/Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.  He most recently served as deputy director, operations, readiness and mobilization, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

             Army Maj. Gen. Michael H. Shields, director, Pakistan/Afghanistan Coordination Cell, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., to commanding general, U.S. Army Alaska/deputy commander, U.S. Alaskan Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

             Army Brig. Gen. Theodore C. Harrison, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., to commanding General, Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

             Army Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes, deputy commanding general (maneuver), 3rd Infantry Division/deputy commander for maneuver, Regional Command South, International Security Assistance Force, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to deputy commandant, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College/deputy commanding general, leader development and education, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.  He was previously announced for assignment to serve as director, Officer Personnel Management Directorate, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Ky.