Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Assignments

Feb. 12, 2021

The secretary, U.S. Air Force, announces the following general officer assignments:

Maj. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Corcoran is currently serving as commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. 

Maj. Gen. Case A. Cunningham will be assigned as commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Cunningham is currently serving as director, plans, programs, and requirements, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.  

Maj. Gen. (Dr.) John J. Degoes will be assigned as deputy surgeon general, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Falls Church, Virginia. Degoes is currently serving as commander, 59th Medical Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. 

Maj. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins will be assigned as the director, logistics, civil engineering, Force protection and nuclear integration, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Hawkins is currently assigned as director, logistics, engineering, and force protection, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. 

Maj. Gen. William G. Holt II will be assigned as commander, Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education; and vice commander, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Holt is currently serving as director, operations, joint exercises and training, J-3/7, U.S. Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. 

Maj. Gen. David R. Iverson will be assigned as the director, air and cyberspace operations, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Iverson is currently serving as vice director, Joint Force Development, Joint Staff, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Maj. Gen. Joel D. Jackson will be assigned as commander, Air Force District of Washington, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Jackson is currently serving as director, operations, strategic deterrence, and nuclear integration, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. 

Maj. Gen. Michael G. Koscheski will be assigned as commander, 15th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Koscheski is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command; and deputy, Combined Forces Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, Air Combat Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. 

Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Sharon R. Bannister will be assigned as director, medical operations, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Falls Church, Virginia. Bannister is currently serving as the command surgeon and assistant surgeon for dental services, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. 

Brig. Gen. Kenyon K. Bell will be assigned as director, logistics and engineering, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. Bell is currently serving as the commander, 82d Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. 

Brig. Gen. Sean M. Choquette will be assigned as vice commander, 12th Air Force, Air Forces Southern, Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. Choquette is currently assigned as the director, operations, 12th Air Force, Air Forces Southern, Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. 

Brig. Gen. Darren R. Cole will be assigned as the director, logistics, engineering and force protection, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Cole is currently serving as deputy director, resource integration, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. Evan C. Dertien will be assigned as commander, Air Force Test Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Dertien is currently serving as director, air, space and cyber space operations, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright- Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  

Brig. Gen. David S. Eaglin will be assigned as commander, 18th Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Kadena Air Base, Japan. Eaglin is currently serving as deputy commander, 7th Air Force; and chief of staff, Air Component Command, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, South Korea. 

Brig. Gen. Steven G. Edwards will be assigned as chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.  Edwards is currently serving as director, strategic plans, programs and requirements, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida. 

Brig. Gen. Richard W. Gibbs will be assigned as the commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Gibbs is currently serving as director, logistics, engineering and force protection, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. 

Brig. Gen. Jason T. Hinds will be assigned as director, plans, programs, and analyses, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Hinds is currently serving as deputy director, operations, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces-Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. 

Brig. Gen. Robert S. Jobe will be assigned as director, plans, programs, and requirements, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Jobe is currently assigned as director, strategic plans, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. Joseph D. Kunkel will be assigned as director, strategic plans, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Kunkel is currently serving as commander, 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, Jordan. 

Brig. Gen. Daniel T. Lasica will be assigned as director, current operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Lasica is currently serving as commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force- Afghanistan; commander NATO Air Command- Afghanistan; director, Air Force Central Command Air Component Coordination Element for U.S. Forces Afghanistan; and deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces-Afghanistan, Headquarters NATO’s Resolute Support, Kabul, Afghanistan

Brig. Gen. David B. Lyons will be assigned as inspector general, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Lyons is currently serving as the senior military assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. Charles B. McDaniel will be assigned as director, weather, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. McDaniel is currently serving as the component commander, E-3A, NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Command, NATO, NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany. 

Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Niemi will be assigned as director, strategy, plans, and programs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam, Hawaii. Niemi is currently serving as chief of staff, Combined Joint Task Force, Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Central Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. 

Brig. Gen. Jeannine M. Ryder will be assigned as commander, 59th Medical Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Ryder is currently serving as commander, 711th Human Performance Wing; and chief, Air Force Nurse Corps, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Brig. Gen. Christopher S. Sage will be assigned as commander, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, Azraq, Jordan. Sage is currently serving as deputy U.S. Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Steven G. Behmer will be assigned as director, F-35 integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Behmer is currently serving as commander, 388th Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Eric A. Carney will be assigned as director, plans, programs, and requirements, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Carney is currently serving as chief, Commander’s Initiative Group, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp Humphreys, South Korea. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Andrew M. Clark will be assigned as commander, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Clark is currently serving as senior military assistant to the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Luke C.G. Cropsey will be assigned as director, Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center; and the director, international affairs, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Cropsey is currently serving as the senior military assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Robert D. Davis will be assigned as commander, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Air Combat Command, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. Davis is currently serving as vice director, operations, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Gerald A. Donohue will be assigned as commander, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Air Combat Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Donohue is currently serving as chief innovation officer, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategy, Integration, and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Lyle K. Drew will be assigned as commander, 82d Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. Drew is currently serving as director of staff, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Steven M. Gorski will be assigned as director, intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Gorski is currently serving as special assistant to commander, Air Combat Command, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Justin R. Hoffman will be assigned as director, strategic plans, programs, and requirements, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida. Hoffman is currently serving as director, legislative affairs, U.S. Special Operations Command, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Jason E. Lindsey will be assigned as program executive officer, Presidential and Executive Airlift, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Lindsey is currently serving as senior materiel leader, KC-46 System Program Manager, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Brig. Gen. (select) William L. Marshall will be assigned as deputy director, operations, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces-Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Marshall is currently serving as vice commander, 3rd Air Force, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces in Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Jason M. Rueschhoff will be assigned as deputy commander, 7th Air Force; and chief of staff, Air Component Command, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, Japan. Rueschhoff is currently serving as executive assistant to the commander, Pacific Air Forces, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. 

Brig. Gen. (select) Frank R. Verdugo will be assigned as director, budget operations and personnel, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Verdugo is currently serving as director, Air Force Budget Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.