IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Assignments


The chief of staff, Army announces the assignments of the following general officers:

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey B. Clark, director, healthcare operations, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia, to deputy commanding general (Operations), U.S. Army Medical Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Maj. Gen. Daniel G. Mitchell, deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to commanding general, U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Michigan.

Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent, deputy commanding general (Operations), U.S. Army Medical Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Maj. Gen. Frank W. Tate, director, Army Aviation, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia, to senior advisor to the Minister of Defense, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

Maj. Gen. John C. Thomson III, deputy commanding general, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas, to director, J-3, U.S. European Command, Germany.

Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Rodney D. Fogg, commandant, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, U.S. Army Sustainment Center of Excellence, Fort Lee, Virginia, to deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

Brig. Gen. George N. Appenzeller, deputy commanding general, Regional Health Command-Pacific; and market manager, Puget Sound Enhanced Multi-Service Market, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to commanding general, Brooke Army Medical Center; deputy commanding general, Regional Health Command-Central; and vice market manager, San Antonio Military Health System, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Maria A. Biank, director of operations, G-3, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to director, J-6, Cyber/C4, U.S. European Command, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Telita Crosland, deputy chief of staff for operations, U.S. Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Virginia, to commanding general, Regional Health Command-Atlantic, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, commanding general, Regional Health Command-Atlantic, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to deputy to the surgeon general; and deputy commanding general (Support), U.S. Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Drushal, chief of transportation and commandant, U.S. Army Transportation School, U.S. Army Sustainment Center of Excellence, Fort Lee, Virginia, to commanding general, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

Brig. Gen. Raul E. Escribano, deputy assistant chief of staff, C/J-2, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea, to director, Intelligence Division, North Atlantic Treaty Organization International Military Staff, Belgium.

Brig. Gen. John R. Evans Jr., commanding general, U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to commanding general, U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Brig. Gen. Anthony R. Hale, director of intelligence, J-2, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to deputy chief of staff, intelligence, Resolute Support Mission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization; and deputy director, operations and support, J-2, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey J. Johnson, commanding general, Brooke Army Medical Center; deputy commanding general, Regional Health Command-Central; and vice market manager, San Antonio Military Health System, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to commanding general, Regional Health Command-Central, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper, chief of staff, III Corps/Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Inherent Resolve, Kuwait, to deputy commanding general, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.

Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, commander, Defense Logistics Agency-Distribution, Defense Logistics Agency, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, to commander, Joint Munitions and Lethality, Life Cycle Management Command/Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island, Illinois.

Brig. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster, commanding general, Regional Health Command-Europe; command surgeon, U.S. Army Europe, Germany, to commanding general, Regional Health Command-Pacific; command surgeon, U.S. Army Pacific; and senior market manager, Hawaii Enhanced Multi-Service Market, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Brig. Gen. Douglas M. McBride Jr., commanding general, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas, to commandant, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, U.S. Army Sustainment Center of Excellence, Fort Lee, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Joseph P. McGee, deputy commanding general (Operations), U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to director, Talent Management Task Force, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia.

Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Michael, deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to deputy director for strategic planning and policy, J-5, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Pugh, director, J-6, Cyber/C4, U.S. European Command, Germany, to commanding general, 7th Signal Command, Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Brig. Gen. Michael E. Sloane, assistant program executive officer, Enterprise Information Systems, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to program executive officer, Simulations, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida.

Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Smith, deputy commanding general (Support), 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, to commandant, U.S. Army Field Artillery School, U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence; and director, Future Long Range Precision Fires Cross Functional Team, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Brig. Gen. Ronald T. Stephens, deputy chief of staff for support, U.S. Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Virginia, to commanding general, Regional Health Command-Europe; command surgeon, U.S. Europe, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Michael J. Talley, command surgeon, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to deputy commanding general, Regional Health Command-Atlantic, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Erik H. Torring III, deputy commanding general, Regional Health Command-Atlantic; and chief, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to deputy chief of staff for operations, U.S. Army Medical Command; and chief, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, Falls Church, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Darren L. Werner, director, strategic logistics integration (G-4/5/7) Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia, to commanding general, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas.