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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 529-09
July 21, 2009

General Officer Assignments

                 The chief of staff, Air Force announced today the following assignments:

 

                Maj. Gen. William L. Holland, vice commander, Ninth Air Force, Air Combat Command, and deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., to Commander, Ninth Air Force, Air Combat Command, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.

 

                Brig. Gen. David L. Goldfein, who has been selected to rank of major general, deputy director programs, deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to director, Air and Space Operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

 

                Brig. Gen. Jack Weinstein, director, plans, programs and analyses, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to deputy director programs, deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

                Col. John W. Raymond, who has been selected to the rank of brigadier general, commander, 21st Space Wing, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to director, plans, programs and analyses, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

 

                Brig. Gen. Jim H. Keffer, senior military assistant to the under secretary of defense for intelligence, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington D.C., to deputy director for intelligence, Multi-National Force-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq.