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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 680-10
July 30, 2010

General Officer Assignments

                 The chief of staff, Air Force announces today the following assignments.

                 Brig. Gen. Joseph D. Brown IV, who has been selected for the rank of major general, deputy director, nuclear operations, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., to commandant, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Ft. McNair, Washington. D.C.

                 Brig. Gen. Robert E. Wheeler, commander, 509th Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., to deputy director, nuclear operations, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

                Col. Scott A. Vander Hamm, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, assistant deputy director, global operations, J-39, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington D.C., to commander, 509th Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.