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Release No: 236-08
March 25, 2008

General Officer Assignments

The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:
 
Maj. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger, commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Fort Polk, La., to commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Csrnko, commanding general, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C., to commanding general, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
Brig. Gen. James E. Chambers, who has been selected to be promoted to major general, commanding general/commandant, U.S. Army Transportation Center and School, Fort Eustis, Va., to commanding general, U.S.  Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee, Fort Lee, Va.
 
Brig. Gen. David D. Halverson,who has been selected to be promoted to Major General, director of operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D. C., to director, force development, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
Brig. Gen.Vincent K. Brooks, deputy commanding general (support), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas to special assistant to the commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
Brig. Gen.Walter L. Davis, director of operational maneuver, Third U.S. Army/U.S. Army Central, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to, director, Army Aviation, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
Brig. Gen.James L. Hodge, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Field Support Command, with duty as commanding general, Army Materiel Command Forward-Southwest Asia/G-4, U.S. Army Central, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to commanding general, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
Brig. Gen.James L. Huggins Jr., deputy commanding general (maneuver), 3d Infantry Division (mechanized)/Multi-National Division - Center, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, to, director of operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S Army, Washington, D.C.
 
Brig. Gen.Joseph E. Martz, director, concepts development and experimentation, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va. , to deputy director/chief of staff, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.
 
Brig. Gen.William L. Mayville Jr., deputy director, J-5, U.S. European Command, Germany, to, deputy commanding general, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
Brig. Gen.Phillip E. McGhee, director for resource management, Installation Management Command, Arlington, Va., to director of resource management, Third Army/U.S. Army Central, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
 
Brig. Gen.John W. Peabody, commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Pacific Ocean, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Great Lakes and Ohio River, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
Brig. Gen.David D. Phillips, deputy commanding general, Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, to commandant, U.S. Army Military Police School/deputy commanding general, joint training and leader development, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
 
Brig. Gen. David E. Quantock, commandant, U.S. Army Military Police School/deputy commanding general, joint training and leader development, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., to deputy commanding general (detainee operations), Multi-National Force-Iraq/commanding general, Task Force-134, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
 
Brig. Gen.Michael S. Repass, deputy commander, Special Operations Command Europe, U.S. European Command, Germany, to commanding general, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
Brig. Gen.John E. Seward, deputy commanding general for operations, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
 
Brig. Gen. Joseph L. Votel, deputy commanding general (operations), 82d Airborne Division/deputy commanding general (operations), Combined Joint Task Force-82, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to deputy commander, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C..
  
Brig. Gen.Kevin R. Wendel, commanding general, 20th Support Command (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosive), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to director of operational maneuver, Third U.S. Army/U.S. Army Central, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
 
Brig. Gen.Francis J. Wiercinski, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to commanding general, U.S. Army Japan/9th Theater Support Command, Japan.
 
Brig. Gen.William T. Wolf, chief of staff, KFOR (main), Pristina, Kosovo, to commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center/director of Army safety, Fort Rucker, Ala.
 
Col. Peter C. Bayer Jr., who has been selected to promoted to brigadier general, deputy commander/assistant commandant, U.S. Army Armor Center and Fort Knox, Fort Knox, Ky., to chief of staff, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, Wash..
 
Col. Brian R. Layer,who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, deputy commander/director of operations, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Fort Eustis, Va., to commander/ commandant, U.S. Army Transportation Center and School, Fort Eustis, Va.
 
Col. Steven L. Salazar, who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, deputy commander, training support division (west) and Fort Carson, Fort Carson, Colo., to commander, Coalition Military Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security ransition Command-Iraq.