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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 635-08
July 25, 2008

General Officer Assignments

            The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignment of the following general officers:
 
            Brig. Gen. Barbara J. Faulkenberry, deputy director, strategic plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to commander, Fifteenth Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, Air Mobility Command, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.
 
            Brig. Gen. Susan Y. Desjardins, commandant of cadets, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., to deputy director, strategic plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
            Col. Samuel D. Cox, who has been selected to the rank of brigadier general, director, Air Force General Officer Management, deputy chief of staff, manpower, personnel and services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., to commandant of cadets, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
 
            Brig. Gen. John W. Hesterman III, commander, 48th Fighter Wing, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, to deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs (Europe), J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.