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Immediate Release

General Officer Assignments

Jan. 29, 2018

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

Brig. Gen. Michael J. Schmidt, program executive officer for fighters and bombers, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to program executive officer for command, control, communications, intelligence and networks, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. 

Brig. Gen. Phillip A. Stewart, commanding general, Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air; and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, to commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Alliance Ground Surveillance Force, Allied Command Operations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Sigonella, Italy.

Col. Joel L. Carey, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, from commander, 12th Flying Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, to commanding general, Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air; and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.