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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 875-11
October 14, 2011

General Officer Announcements

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

            Maj. Gen. Robert M. Brown, deputy for acquisition and systems management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (acquisition, logistics and technology), Washington, D.C., to commander, Joint Theater Support Contracting Command, U.S. Central Command, Qatar.

            Brig. Gen. John W. Charlton, deputy director for politico-military affairs (Middle East), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., to deputy commander, Regional Command-East, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Brig. Gen. Guy T. Cosentino, deputy commander for regional support, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Training Mission - Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, to deputy director for politico-military affairs (Middle East), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

            Brig. Gen. James C. Lettko, Army National Guard, to deputy commander, Joint Task Force-Guantanamo, U.S. Southern Command, Cuba.  He most recently served as army chief of staff, New York Joint Force Headquarters, Latham, N.Y.

            Brig. Gen. Charles W. Whittington Jr., Army National Guard, to deputy commander, 29th Infantry Division, Towson, Md., to director, Security Partnering, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.