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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 852-09
October 30, 2009

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments.

 

Brig. Gen.Walter M. Golden Jr., assistant division commander (maneuver), 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea, to Director, J-1, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

 

Brig. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., to commanding general, Joint Contracting Command, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.

 

Brig. Gen. Gary S. Patton, director, J-1, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., to deputy commander for rograms, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

 

Col. Joseph L. Bass, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, acting deputy director, U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., to commander, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

 

Col. Terry R. Ferrell, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, assistant division commander (support), 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea, to assistant division commander (maneuver), 2d Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea.