Army General Officer Assignments: 29 April 2009
The Chief of Staff, Army announces the assignment of the following officers:
Major General John A. Macdonald to Deputy Commanding General, United States
Forces-Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan. He most
recently served as Commanding General, Family, Morale, Welfare and
Recreation Command/Deputy Commanding General, Installation Management
Command, Arlington, Virginia.
Brigadier General Ronald M. Bouchard, Director, J-6, United States Pacific
Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii to Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6, United
States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia.
Brigadier General Joseph P. Disalvo, Deputy Director for Politico-Military
Affairs (Western Hemisphere), J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC to Chief
of Staff, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.
Brigadier General Patrick M. Higgins, Commander, Special Operations Command
Africa, United States Africa Command to Director, Special Operations
Directorate - Iraq, Multi-National Force-Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM,
Brigadier General Anne F. Macdonald to Assistant Commanding General, Afghan
National Police Development, Combined Security Transition Command -
Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan. She most recently
served as Chief of Staff, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort
Brigadier General Kevin W. Mangum, Senior Commander, Fort Drum, Fort Drum
New York to Commanding General, Iraq National Counter-Terror Force
Transition Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq.
Brigadier General David L. Mann, Commanding General, White Sands Missile
Range, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico to Commanding General, 32d Army
Air Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.
Brigadier General John R. McMahon to Director, J-7, Engineering, United
States Forces-Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan. He most
recently served as Commanding General, United States Army Engineer Division,
South Pacific, San Francisco, California.
Brigadier General Michael H. Shields to Director, National Joint Operations
Intelligence Center, J-3, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC. He most recently
served as Deputy Director for Operations, National Military Command Center,
J-3, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC.
Brigadier General Kenneth E. Tovo, Deputy Commander, Special Operations
Command Europe, United States European Command to Assistant Division
Commander, 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army.