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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 513-04
May 27, 2004

General Officer Assignments

The Chief of Staff, Army announces the assignment of the following officers:

Major General Paul D. Eaton, Commanding General, Coalition Military Assistance Training Team, Baghdad, Iraq to Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Training, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.

Major General Henry W. Stratman, Deputy Commander, Joint Sub Regional Command Southeast, Izmir, Turkey to Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Forces - Iraq.

Brigadier General Vincent K. Brooks, Deputy Director for War on Terrorism, J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC to Deputy Chief of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC. Brigadier General Brooks was previously announced for Assistant Division Commander, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia.

Colonel Karl R. Horst, Chief of Staff, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, North Carolina to Assistant Division Commander, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia. Colonel Horst was previously announced for Assistant Division Commander, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York.

The assignment of Colonel Horst should not be construed as the Senate's consent of his promotion nomination, and there will be no action to frock or promote him until Senate confirmation.

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