Release
This information is provided for historical purposes only. It may contain outdated information and links may no longer function.
Please contact the DOD Webmaster if you have any questions about this archive.
Immediate Release

General Officer Assignments

Feb. 16, 2016

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Edward M. Daly, deputy chief of staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois.

Maj. Gen. Susan A. Davidson, commanding general, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to commanding general, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

Maj. Gen. William K. Gayler, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, Germany, to commanding general, Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Maj. Gen. Clark W. LeMasters Jr., 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. Sean P. Swindell, commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan/Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan, Resolute Support Mission/United States Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan, to director, J-8 (Force Structure, Requirements, Resources and Strategic Assessments), U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Maj. Gen. Leon N. Thurgood to deputy for acquisition and systems management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, District of Columbia. He most recently served as program executive officer, Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

Maj. Gen. Kirk F. Vollmecke, deputy program executive officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to program executive officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Joseph P. Harrington, deputy chief of staff for operations, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, England, to commanding general, U.S. Army Africa, Italy.

Brig. Gen. Gary M. Brito, deputy commanding general (operations), 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, to commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Brig. Gen. Jose R. Burgos, U.S. Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), 1st Mission Support Command, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, to deputy commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 99th Regional Support Command, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Brig. Gen. Paul T. Calvert, deputy director for operations, National Joint Operations Intelligence Center, Operations Team-1, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia, to deputy commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Charles H. Cleveland, senior military assistant to the under secretary of defense for intelligence, Washington, District of Columbia, to deputy chief of staff, communications, Resolute Support Mission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Daugherty, deputy commanding general, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado, to deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Europe, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Michael Dillard, U.S. Army Reserve, commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 78th Training Division (Operations), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. He most recently served as commander (Troop Program Unit), 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Indianapolis, Indiana.

Brig. Gen. John J. Elam, U.S. Army Reserve, commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 102d Training Division (Maneuver Support); and deputy commanding general for Mobilization and Training (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, to deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 416th Theater Engineer Command, Darien, Illinois.

Brig. Gen. Bryan P. Fenton, assistant chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to commander, Special Operations Command Pacific, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Brig. Gen. Antonio M. Fletcher, special assistant to the commanding general, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to deputy commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Bruce E. Hackett, U.S. Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), 451st Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Wichita, Kansas. He most recently served as commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 78th Training Division (Operations), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf, U.S. Army Reserve, deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 416th Theater Engineer Command, Darien, Illinois, to deputy commanding general (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), vice provost for academic affairs, The Army University, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Brig. Gen. Timothy P. McGuire, commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Fort Polk, Louisiana, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Alberto C. Rosende, U.S. Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), Atlantic Training Division, 75th Training Command, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to commander (Troop Program Unit), 1st Mission Support Command, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

Brig. Gen. Miyako N. Schanely, U.S. Army Reserve, deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg, Mississippi, to commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 102d Training Division (Maneuver Support); and deputy commanding general for Mobilization and Training (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Brig. Gen. Mark C. Schwartz, deputy commanding general (maneuver), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, to commander, Special Operations Command Europe; and director, Special Operations, U.S. European Command, Germany.

Brig. Gen. Robert P. Walters Jr., director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, to deputy chief of staff, intelligence, Resolute Support Mission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization; and director, J-2, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

Col. (Promotable) Paul H. Pardew, deputy chief of contracting management, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, Forward Operational Contract Support, U.S. Central Command, Qatar.