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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, Iraq.

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 McPherson, Georgia.

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.

James J Carey
Rear Admiral [Ret.]
Jim Carey

National Chairman

John A. Dubia
Lieutenant General [Ret.]
John A. Dubia

ARMY Board Member &
ARMY Vice Chairman

Gordon Nash
Lieutenant General [Ret.]
Jack W. Klimp

Board Member: USMC

Steve Kunkle
Rear Admiral [Ret.]
James B. Godwin III

Board Member: NAVY

Robert Wray
Rear Admiral [Ret.]
Robert Wray


Mark Beesley
Brigadier General [Ret.]
Mark Beesley

Board Member: USAF

Ted F. Bowlds
Lieutenant General [Ret.]
Ted F. Bowlds


Norman Sauders
Rear Admiral [Ret.]
Norm Saunders

Board Member: USCG

Jeff Hathaway
Rear Admiral [Ret.]
Jeff Hathaway


Edward Rodriguez
Major General [Ret.]
Donna Barbisch, USA

Board Member At Large

Kirk Foster
Rear Admiral [Ret.]
Kirk Foster, JAGC, US NAVY

Corporate Secretary
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