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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 076-10
January 29, 2010

General Officer Assignments

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

 

Maj. Gen. Joseph Reynes Jr., director, Air Component Coordination Element, U.S. Forces-Iraq, and commander, Detachment 2, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Baghdad, Iraq, to director, joint experimentation, J-9, Headquarters U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.

 

Brig. Gen. Russell J. Handy, commander, 57th Wing, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to director, Air Component Coordination Element, U.S. Forces-Iraq, and commander, Detachment 2, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Brig. Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, vice commander, 13th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, to commander, 57th Wing, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

 

Brig. Gen. Paul T. Johnson, commander, 355th Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., to commander, 451st Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

 

Brig. Gen. John F. Thompson, program executive officer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and commander, 303rd Aeronautical Systems Wing, Aeronautical Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to program executive officer, strategic systems, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.