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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 245-00
May 12, 2000

GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS

The following are general and flag officer assignments as announced by the Departments of the Army and Navy.

NAME PRESENT ASSIGNMENT NEW ASSIGNMENT

ARMY

Casey, John T. D.
Major General
Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany Commanding General, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Fort Monroe, Va.
Cody, Richard A.
Major General
Director of Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, Fort Campbell, Ky.
Freeman, Carl H.
Major General
Commanding General, 19th Theater Support Command, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea Chairman, Inter-American Defense Board, Washington, D.C.
Harding, Robert A.
Major General
Director for Operations, Defense Intelligence Agency, Arlington, Va. Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, U.S. Army, Washington, DC
Honore, Russel L.
Major General
Vice Director for Operations, J-3, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Commanding General, 2nd Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea

NAME PRESENT ASSIGNMENT NEW ASSIGNMENT
Jackson, James T.
Major General
Deputy Commanding General (Operations/Training), Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Lewis, Wash. Commanding General, U.S. Army Military District of Washington, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
St. Onge,
Robert J., Jr.
Major General
Director, Strategy, Plans and Policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Commanding General, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and Fort Riley, Fort Riley, Kan.
Valenzuela, Alfred A.
Major General
Deputy Commander in Chief, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla. Commanding General, U.S. Army South, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico
Vines, John R.
Major General
Chief, Office of Military Cooperation, Egypt, American Embassy, Egypt Commanding General, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Barno, David W.
Brigadier General
Assistant Division Commander (Operations), 25th Infantry Division(Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii Deputy Director for Operations, J-3, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii
Bester, William T.
Brigadier General
Commander, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Jackson, N.C. Assistant Surgeon General for Force Projection/Chief, Army Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington, D.C.
Campbell, Kevin T.
Brigadier General
Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center and Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, Texas Director of Plans, J-5, U.S. Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
Farmer, Kenneth L.
Brigadier General
Commanding General, 44th Medical Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. Commanding General, Madigan Army Medical Center/Northwest Regional Medical Command, Tacoma, Wash.
Kiley, Kevin C.
Brigadier General
Assistant Surgeon General for Force Protection/Chief, Medical Corps Affairs, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington, D.C. Commanding General/Commandant, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

NAME PRESENT ASSIGNMENT NEW ASSIGNMENT
Leszczynski,
William J.
Brigadier General
Assistant Division Commander (Support), 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Deputy Director, J-33 (Current Operations), The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Maples, Michael D.
Brigadier General
Assistant Division Commander (Support), 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany Director of Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
Sanchez, Ricardo S.
Brigadier General
Assistant Division Commander (Support), 1st Infantry Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany
Wagner, Robert W.
Brigadier General
Deputy Director, J-33 (Current Operations), The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Commanding General, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Italy
Ursone, Richard L.
Colonel(P)
Executive Officer to the Surgeon General, Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Falls Church, Va. Commander, European Regional Medical Command/Command Surgeon, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

NAVY

Smith, Steven G.
Rear Admiral
Commander
Amphibious Group THREE
Director
Strategic Planning and Policy, J5
USCINCPAC
Route, Ronald A.
Rear Admiral
(Select)
Commander
Cruiser Destroyer Group TWO
Director
Programming Division
N80, OPNAV
Washington, D.C.
Cohen, Jay M.
Rear Admiral
(Lower Half)
Director
Y2K Project Office
N6, OPNAV
Arlington, Va.
Chief of Naval Research
Arlington, Va.

NAME PRESENT ASSIGNMENT NEW ASSIGNMENT
Marshall, William J. III
Rear Admiral
(Lower Half)
Commander
Naval Surface Group
Pacific Northwest/
Commander
Navy Region Northwest
Silverdale, Wash.
Commander
Amphibious Group THREE
Zortman, James M.
Rear Admiral
(Lower Half) (Select)
Executive Assisitant to the
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Washington, D.C.
Director
Political Military Affairs
N52, OPNAV
Washington, D.C.