The chief of staff, Air Force announced today the following assignments:
Maj. Gen. Noel T. Jones, director, strategic plans and assessment, U.S. Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq, to director, operational capability requirements, deputy chief of staff for operations, plans and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Masiello, deputy assistant secretary for plans, programs and operations, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., to director of special programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Col. Linda R. Medler, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy chief, information officer, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to assistant deputy director for net centric capabilities, J-8, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Col. David R. Stilwell, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, special assistant to the deputy under secretary of the Air Force for international affairs, Washington, D.C., to defense attaché, Beijing, China, U.S. Pacific Command, Defense Intelligence Agency, Beijing, China.