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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1128-05
November 02, 2005

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignments of the following senior leaders:

Maj. Gen. James A. Hawkins, director, operations, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Maj. Gen. Quentin L. Peterson, vice commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to director, operations, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Stickford, director, weather, deputy chief of staff, air and space operations, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to vice commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Maj. Gen. Teresa M. Peterson, director, operations and training, deputy chief of staff, air and space operations, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commandant, National War College, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Scott, commander, Defense Contract Management Agency, Alexandria, Va., to commander, Joint Contracting Command, Multi-National Forces-Iraq.

Brig. Gen. Michael J. Basla, deputy director, operational support modernization, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, command, control, communications, and computer systems, J-6, U. S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Brig. Gen. Gary S. Connor, commander, Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., to deputy chief of staff, computer information systems, Multi-National Forces Iraq.