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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 454-11
May 31, 2011

General Officer Announcements

            The chief of staff, Army announced today the following officer assignments:

            Maj. Gen. Gary H. Cheek, director, Military Personnel Management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to deputy commanding general, Third Army/U.S. Army Central, New Kabul Compound, Afghanistan.

            Maj. Gen. Terry A. Wolff, to director, force development, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.  Wolff most recently served as commanding general, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

            Brig. Gen. Theodore D. Martin, commandant, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Benning, Ga., to commandant of cadets, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

            Brig. Gen. Richard P. Mustion, the Adjutant General/commanding general, Physical Disability Agency/executive director, Military Postal Service Agency, Fort Knox, Ky., to director, Military Personnel Management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

            Brig. Gen. John R. O'Connor, director for operations and logistics readiness (G-43), Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga.

            Col. Matthew L. Brand, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy director of strategy, plans and policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to deputy chief, support/security assistance, Office of the Defense Representative, Pakistan.

            Col. Henry L. Huntley, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, director, public and congressional affairs, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., to deputy commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Ky.

            Col. Thomas S. James Jr., who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy commander (maneuver), 3d Infantry Division (mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga., to commandant, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Benning, Ga.

            CORRECTION:  June 1, 2011 -- Release updated, Col Huntley’s and Col. James Jr.’s selections to the rank of brigadier general were omitted.