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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 436-09
June 19, 2009

General Officer Assignments

               The Army chief of staff announces the assignment of the following general officers:

 

                Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Ky., to chief of staff, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.

 

                Brig. Gen. Frederick B. Hodges, deputy chief, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C., to deputy commander - stability, Regional Command South, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

 

                Brig. Gen. Gerald W. Ketchum, Army National Guard, deputy director for operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to director, J-7, commander, Standing Joint Forces Headquarters, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla.