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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 307-09
May 08, 2009

General Officer Assignments

The Air Force chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:

 

Maj. Gen. Michael J. Basla, vice director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer (C4) Systems, J-6, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to vice commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

 

Brig. Gen. Brett T. Williams, commander, 18th Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Kadena Air Base, Japan, to director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, J-6, Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

 

Brig. Gen. Walter D. Givhan, deputy commanding general, Combined Air Power Transition Force, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan, to commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

 

Brig. Gen. Michael R. Boera, deputy director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, to deputy commanding general, Combined Air Power Transition Force, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

Brig. Gen. William W. Uhle Jr., deputy director, strategic planning and policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, to deputy director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

 

Brig. Gen. Anthony J. Rock, deputy director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to commandant, Air Command and Staff College and vice commander, Spaatz Center for Officer Education, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

 

Maj. Gen. Kathleen D. Close, commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to director, logistics and sustainment, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

 

Brig. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, who has been selected for the rank of major general, commander, Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Defense Logistics Agency, Richmond, Va., to commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

 

Brig. Gen. Robin Rand, who has been selected for the rank of major general, principal director to deputy assistant secretary of defense for Middle East policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

Brig. Gen. James M. Holmes, special assistant to the assistant vice chief of staff and director, Air Staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to principal director to deputy assistant secretary of defense for Middle East policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.