Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Assignments

Aug. 11, 2021

The chief of staff of the Army announces the following general officer assignments:

Lt. Gen. (Promotable) Laura J. Richardson, commanding general, U.S. Army North, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to commander, U.S. Southern Command, Doral, Florida.

Lt. Gen. Paul T. Calvert, commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Inherent Resolve, Iraq, to deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. (Promotable) John R. Evans Jr. to commanding general, U.S. Army North, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. He most recently served as commanding general, U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Maj. Gen. (Promotable) Michael R. Fenzel, vice director for strategy, plans, and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., to U.S. Security Coordinator, Israel-Palestinian Authority, Israel.
 
Maj. Gen. (Promotable) Antonio M. Fletcher, deputy director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to commander, NATO Special Operations Headquarters, Belgium.

Maj. Gen. (Promotable) Donna W. Martin, provost marshal general/commanding general, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, Washington, D.C., to inspector general, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Lonnie G. Hibbard, commanding general, U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, to director of operations, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, Republic of Korea.

Maj. Gen. David C. Hill, deputy chief of engineers/deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C., to commandant, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

Maj. Gen. Stephen J. Maranian, commandant, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, to commanding general, 56th Artillery Command, U.S. Army Europe-Africa, Germany.

Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Curtis A. Buzzard, deputy chief of staff, operations, Resolute Support Mission, NATO; deputy commanding general (operations), U.S. Forces-Afghanistan; and commander, U.S. National Support Element Command-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Afghanistan, to director, Defense Security Cooperation Management Office-Afghanistan, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Robert A. Borcherding to legal counsel to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C. He most recently served as staff judge advocate general, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Inherent Resolve, Iraq.

Brig. Gen. John D. Kline, senior advisor to the Ministry of Defense, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Qatar, to commanding general, U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Constantin E. Nicolet to deputy commanding general for intelligence, Over-the-Horizon Counterterrorism Headquarters, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Qatar. He most recently served as deputy director, intelligence, J-2, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Brig. Gen. John T. Reim Jr., deputy commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Afghanistan, to deputy director, Defense Security Cooperation Management Office-Afghanistan, Qatar.