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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 273-03
April 25, 2003

GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric K. Shinseki announced today the assignments of the following officers:

Army Maj. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, director of operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., to commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, with a report date to be determined.

Army Maj. Gen. Thomas G. Miller, commanding general, U.S. Army Japan and 9th Theater Support Command, Japan, to deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7 (Readiness), U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga., with a report date to be determined.

Army Maj. Gen. James D. Thurman, director of training, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, U.S. Army, with duty as chief, Operations, Coalition Forces Land Component Command, Camp Doha, Kuwait, to commanding general, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Hood, Texas, with a report date to be determined.

Army Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Elbert N. Perkins, director of integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, with duty as deputy director of operations (Ground), U.S. Central Command, Qatar, to commanding general, U.S. Army Japan and 9th Theater Support Command, Japan, with a report date to be determined.

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