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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 424-11
May 20, 2011

General Officer Announcements

            The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignments of the following general officers:

            Maj. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, director, strategy, policy, programs and logistics, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to deputy chief of staff, operations and intelligence, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Casteau, Belgium.

            Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Cox, who has been selected for the rank of major general, commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to director, strategy, policy, programs and logistics, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Brig. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, vice commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., to commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Brig. Gen. David W. Allvin, commanding general, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Air Training Command - Afghanistan, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Kabul, Afghanistan, to vice commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

            Brig. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, director of operations, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., to commanding general, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Air Training Command - Afghanistan, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Kabul, Afghanistan.

            Brig. Gen. James S. Browne, commander, 325th Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to director of operations, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

            Brig. Gen. (select) John K. McMullen, commander, 3d Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, to commander, 325th Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.

            Brig. Gen. Joseph S. Ward Jr., who has been selected for the rank of major general, director, budget operations and personnel, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to commandant, Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University, Norfolk, Va.

            Brig. Gen. David C. Uhrich, director, command, control, communications and computer systems and chief, information officer, Headquarters U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va., to director of communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

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