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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 267-06
April 03, 2006

General Officer Assignments

             The Chief of Staff, Army announces the following general officer assignments:

 

            Lieutenant General James R. Helmly, United States Army Reserve, Chief, Army Reserve/Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command, Washington, DC to Chief, Office of Defense Representative-Pakistan, United States Central Command, Pakistan.*

 

            * In accordance with 10 USC 3038, the Chief, Army Reserve, while so serving, holds the rank of lieutenant general.  Accordingly, when Lieutenant General Helmly's four-year tenure ends in May 2006, he will revert to the rank of major general.

 

            Major General David A. Fastabend, Deputy Director/Chief of Staff, Army Capabilities Integration Center, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia to Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Operations (C-3), Multi-National Force-Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq.

 

            Major General Richard J. Rowe, Jr., Director of Operations, J-3, United States Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado to Deputy Director/Chief of Staff, Army Capabilities Integration Center, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.

 

            Brigadier General Vincent K. Brooks, Chief, Army Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC to Deputy Commanding General, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

            Brigadier General Anthony A. Cucolo III, Director, Joint Center for Operational Analysis-Lessons Learned, United States Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, Virginia to Chief, Army Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC.

 

            Brigadier General Charles H. Davidson IV, United States Army Reserve, Chief, Office of Defense Representative-Pakistan, United States Central Command, Pakistan to Reserve

Component Advisor/Exercise Director, United States Central Command, MacDill, Air Force Base, Florida.

 

            Brigadier General James L. Huggins, Jr., Chief of Staff, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, North Carolina to Deputy Commanding General, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia.

 

            Brigadier General Mark E. O'Neill, Deputy Commanding General (Support), 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia to Deputy Commandant, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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