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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1031-07
August 22, 2007

General Officer Assignments

The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following officers:
 
Maj. Gen. Herbert L. Altshuler, U.S. Army Reserve, special assistant to the commander, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. to director for plans and programs, U.S. Africa Command.
 
Brigadier General Robert D. Ogg Jr., deputy program manager, future combat system, brigade combat team (network/complementary programs), Warren, Mich. to deputy program manager, future combat system, brigade combat team (platform), Warren, Mich.
 
*Col. Patrick M. Higgins, director, Joint Interagency Task Force, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. to commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Africa, U.S. Africa Command.
 
*Col.Lloyd Miles, executive officer to the chief of staff of the Army, Washington, D.C. to deputy commander/assistant commandant, U.S. Army Infantry Center and School, Fort Benning, Ga.
 
*Assignment of these colonels to general officer positions should not be construed as the Senate's consent of their promotion nominations, and there will be no action to frock or promote them until Senate confirmation.