Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments:
James L. Johnson, deputy director, conventional forces reassigned to British exchange liaison officer, Office of the Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, Washington, D.C.
Elizabeth O. Kim, special assistant to the secretary of defense for White House Liaison, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.
Michael J. McCord, principal deputy under secretary of defense (Comptroller), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.
Arthur J. Myers, principal director, military community and family policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Washington, D.C.
Matthew J. Schaffer, director, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance programs division reassigned to deputy director, conventional forces, office of the director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, Washington, D.C.
Nancy E. Weaver, director, defense language office, Office of the Defense Human Resources Activity, Washington, D.C.