The Air Force chief of staff announces the assignments of the following general officers:
Maj. Gen. Kurt A. Cichowski, deputy chief of staff, strategy, plans and assessment, Multi-National Force-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq, to special assistant to the commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
Maj. Gen. Kevin J. Kennedy, commander, Air Force Global Cyberspace Integration Center, Office of the Chief of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Langley Air Force Base, Va., to director, Air Component Coordinating Element, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Brig. Gen. Lawrence A. Stutzriem, director, weather, deputy chief of staff, Air, Space and Information Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force and U.S. Air Force deputy to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, chief of staff of the Air Force Strategic Studies Group (Checkmate), Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. (select) James M. Holmes, division chief, Checkmate, deputy chief of staff, Air, Space and Information Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, strategic plans, programs and international affairs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.