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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 262-07
March 08, 2007

General Officer Assignments

            The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignments of the following general officers:
 
            Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Sargeant, deputy chief of staff, United Nations Command and U.S. Forces Korea, Yongsan Army Garrison, South Korea, to commander, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.
 
            Maj. Gen. Johnny A. Weida, commander, Air Force Security Assistance Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to deputy chief of staff, United Nations Command and U.S. Forces Korea, Yongsan Army Garrison, South Korea.
 
            Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Reheiser, vice commander, Fifth Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan, to commander, Air Force Security Assistance Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
 
            Brig. Gen. Larry D. James, director, Signals Intelligence Systems Acquisition and Operations Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space, Chantilly, Va., to vice commander, Fifth Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan.
 
            Brig. Gen. Robert Yates, commander, 31st Fighter Wing, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Aviano Air Base, Italy, to deputy U.S. military representative to North Atlantic Treaty Organization military committee, Brussels, Belgium.
 
            Brig. Gen. (select) Craig A. Franklin, executive assistant to the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commander, 31st Fighter Wing, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Aviano Air Base, Italy.