IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Assignments


The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignment of the following general officers:

 

Maj. Gen. Albert M. Elton II, deputy director for special operations/counterterrorism, J-37, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan; and commander, Headquarters North Atlantic Treaty Organization Special Operations Forces Component Command-Afghanistan, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.

 

Maj. Gen. Barre R. Seguin, director, plans and programs, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart-Mohringen, Germany, to commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force – Afghanistan; commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Air Command – Afghanistan; director, Air Forces Central Command’s Air Component Coordination Element for U.S. Forces – Afghanistan, Air Combat Command and Support of North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Operation Resolute Support; and deputy commander – Air, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, U.S. Central Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, director, cyberspace operations, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, to deputy commander, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.

 

Brig. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran, who has been selected for the grade of major general, from deputy chief of staff, operations, Headquarters Allied Air Command, Allied Command Operations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

 

Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Davis, who has been selected for the grade of major general, from special assistant to the chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, global operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

 

Brig. Gen. Lee E. Payne, who has been selected for the grade of major general, from command surgeon, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to director, Healthcare Operations, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia.

 

Brig. Gen. Angela M. Cadwell, director, command, control, communications, and cyber systems (C4), Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to director, cyberspace operations, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

 

Brig. Gen. Christopher D. Hill, director, logistics, engineering, and force protection, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

 

Brig. Gen. Tom D. Miller, commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to director, logistics, engineering, and force protection, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

 

Brig. Gen. Mark H. Slocum, director, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – United Kingdom, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, to inspector general, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

 

Col. Andrew P. Hansen, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from director, joint and national security council matters, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – United Kingdom, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England.

 

Col. Thomas K. Hensley, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from senior military assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, CJ2, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia.

 

Col. Jeffrey R. King, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from deputy director, resource integration, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, logistics, engineering and force protection, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

 

Col. Robert K. Lyman, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from director of communications, Headquarters Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to director, command, control, communication, and cyber systems (C4), Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

 

Col. David B. Lyons, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from vice commander, 12th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, to commander, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.

 

Col. Robert J. Marks, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from command surgeon, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to command surgeon, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; and chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.