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Immediate Release

General Officer Assignments

Aug. 14, 2015

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Bentley, deputy commanding general (Support), 3d Infantry Division; and commander, Train Advise Assist Command-East, Resolute Support Mission Joint Command, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan, to deputy director for operations, National Joint Operations Intelligence Center, Operations Team-1, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.

Brig. Gen. James R. Blackburn Jr., deputy commanding general (Maneuver), 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Bradley T. Gericke, director, chief of staff, Army Planning Group, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Washington District of Columbia, to deputy director, special plans working group, J-5, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Brig. Gen. Robert D. Tenhet, commanding general, Northern Regional Medical Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to director, National Capital Medical Directorate, Defense Health Agency, Arlington, Virginia.

Col. (Promotable) Xavier T. Brunson, deputy chief of staff, resolute support mission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan, to deputy commander, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne), U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.