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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-130-14
March 18, 2014

General Officer Assignments

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

Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Bert K. Mizusawa, for assignment as director, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-Afghanistan. He most recently served as the assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for reserve matters, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. William E. Rapp, chief, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commandant, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

Maj. Gen. Edward M. Reeder Jr., commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Bragg, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., to commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan/North Atlantic Treaty Organization Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli, Deputy Commanding General (Operations), 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., to commanding general, Joint Multinational Training Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, commanding general, Joint Multinational Training Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany, to deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

Brig. Gen. James E. Simpson, commander, Joint Theater Support Contracting Command, U.S. Central Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to director for contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Col. Willard M. Burleson III, selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy commander, 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to deputy director, J-5, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 

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