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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 237-06
March 22, 2006

General Officer Assignments

             The Chief of Staff, Army announces the following general officer assignments:

            Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. to deputy chief of staff for Strategic Effects, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.

            Maj. Gen. James A. Coggin, assistant chief of staff, C-3/J-3, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea/deputy commanding general, Eighth United States Army, Korea to Commanding General, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Korea.

            Maj. Gen. George A. Higgins, commanding general, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Korea to assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, United States Army, Washington, DC.

            Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, deputy chief of staff for Strategic Effects, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq to commanding general, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized) and Fort Stewart, Ga.

            Maj. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, recently served as commander, Multi-National Division-Northwest, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq to commanding general, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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