New Commander of U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, SC
Col. David K. MacEwen (CNW 2002) has been given a new assignement.
LTC William Roberts III (CDE 2011) Named COL at Fort Meade
Lt. Col. William Roberts III was recently promoted to the rank of Col. in a ceremony at Fort George Meade Army Base. He has served for more than 27 years in both active and reserve capacities.
Japan Recognizes Dr. William R. Farrell (CNCS 1980) with Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon
The Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2011 Fall Imperial Decorations on Nov. 3. Dr. William R. Farrell is one of 5 Americans among 53 recipients who will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, in recognition of his significant contributions to the promotion of friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.
COL Leafaina “Ina” Tavai-Yahn (CNW 2011), Commander of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade
Soldiers and civilians of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade took part in a change of command June 15 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., during which Col. George Akin relinquished control of the brigade to Col. Leafaina Yahn.
Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard (CNW 2004), Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Mali
President Barack Obama nominated veteran diplomat Mary Beth Leonard to become the U.S. Ambassador to Mali on June 21, 2011, and she was confirmed by the Senate on October 18. Leonard had previously served as deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Mali.
CAPT David J. Sasek (CNW 2005) Keynote Speaker at Knights of Columbus Council
The Knights of Columbus Council No. 750 in Oxnard is observing Veterans Day this year with a special Veterans Night dinner program, the event will feature keynote speaker Capt. David J. Sasek, chief staff officer at Naval Base Ventura County.
BG Raymond A. Thomas III has been appointed to the rank of MG
Army Brig. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III (CNCS 1995) for appointment to the rank of Major General.
COL John L. Poppe has been appointed to the rank of BG
Army Col. John L. Poppe (CNW 2004) for appointment to the rank of Brigadier General and for assignment as Chief of the Veterinary Corps of the Army.
New Deputy Director for Politico-Military Affairs (Middle East), Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Guy T. Cosentino (CNCS 2000) has been given a new assignment.
New Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, Fort Meade, MD
Brig. Gen. Linda R. Medler (CNCS 1999) has been given a new assignment.
Oshkosh Names MG John Urias (USA Ret.) (CNCS 1989) President of Defense Segment
Oshkosh Corporation has announced that retired Army major general John M. Urias has joined the company as Executive Vice President and President, Oshkosh Defense. Urias will lead all aspects of the company’s global defense segment, including all tactical wheeled vehicle programs, new product development, vehicle life-cycle sustainment and aftermarket services.
LTG Kevin T. Campbell (USA Ret.) (CNW 1993) is Vice President of Northop Grumman
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell was appointed Vice President and Corporate Lead Executive of Company Reporting to Vice President of Missile Technology and Space Programs
New Commander of Navy Installations Command, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. William D. French, (CNW 1999) for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Navy Installations Command, Washington, D.C.
New Reserve Deputy Commander of Navy Region Midwest, Great Lakes, IL
Capt. Sandra E. Adams, (CDE 2006) who has been selected for the rank of rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, Navy Region Midwest, Great Lakes, Ill.
New Reserve Deputy Commander for Fleet Management, USFLTFORCOM, Norfolk, VA
Capt. Jon G. Matheson, (CDE) who has been selected for the rank of rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as reserve deputy commander for fleet management, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.
LTG Michael T. Flynn (CNW 2001) is Assistant Director
LTG Michael T. Flynn, was promoted from Major General to Lieutenant General, after confirmation by the U.S. Senate. His assignment is Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Partner Engagement, Office of the Director National Intelligence in Washington, D.C.
New Director of Nuclear Support Directorate, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA
Brig. Gen. Michael E. Fortney, (CNW 2004) has been given a new assignment.
BG Mark Milley (CNW 2000) is Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
Brig. Gen. Mark Milley is Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. A two-star general, Milley is also the new Commander of the famed 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum in Northern New York — and despite having thought about leaving the armed forces over the past three decades, he only keeps advancing.
William Hamilton (CDE 2010) Writes: Libya: Cutting through the Fog of War
Alumnus William Hamilton (CDE 2010) writes article Libya: Cutting through the Fog of War.
RADM John 'Jack' Scorby Jr. (CNCS 1994) Takes Command of Navy Region Southeast
Capt. John “Jack” Scorby Jr. relieved Rear Adm. Townsend “Tim” Alexander as commander, Navy Region Southeast in a change of command ceremony Aug. 18 aboard NAS Jacksonville.