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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 688-09
September 08, 2009

Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments

 
            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments and reassignments:
 
Appointments
 
            James A. Hawkins, major general (retired), has been appointed to the senior executive service and is assigned as deputy director for strategic logistics, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C. Hawkins previously served in the U.S. Air Force with the commander, 18th Air Force at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
 
            David A. Honey has been appointed to the senior executive service and is assigned as director for research, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), Washington, D.C. Honey previously served with Information Systems Laboratories, Vienna, Va.
 
            Brett B. Lambert has been appointed to the senior executive service and is assigned as director, industrial policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), Washington, D.C. Lambert previously served with the Civitas Group, LLC, Washington, D.C.
 
            William J. McCarthy has been appointed to the senior executive service and is assigned as deputy director, net-centric and space systems, Office of the Director, Operational Test & Evaluation, Washington, D.C. McCarthy previously served with New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, N.M.
 
Reassignments
 
            Christine Condon has been assigned as principal director to the deputy assistant secretary of defense (resources)/director, congressional review and analysis, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration), Washington, D.C. Condon previously served as the director, congressional review and analysis, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration), Washington, D.C.
 
            Donald L. Damstetter has been assigned as deputy director, property, plant and equipment policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), Washington, D.C. Damstetter previously served as the director, resources, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operation/Low Intensity Conflict and Interdependent Capabilities), Washington, D.C.
 
            Robert J. Newberry has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for prisoners of war/missing personnel affairs and director, defense POW and missing personnel office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Washington, D.C. Newberry previously served as chief of staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
 

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