Col. Ronald D. Buckley, USAF, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director for operations, National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center, Operations Team Two, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, USAF, has been assigned as director, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-United Kingdom, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom.
Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, USA, has been assigned as vice director, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army South, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.
Rick ONeil has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and named as executive director for acquisition management for the Office of Naval Research.
Charles Sowell has been appointed as senior vice president of Salient Federal Solutions Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia.
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bailey, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, First Army Division East, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.
Lt. Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, USA, has been appointed to the rank of general and assigned as commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, Republic of Korea.
Rear Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., USN, has been appointed to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.
Brig. Gen. Rex A. Spitler, ANG, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Army Central/Third U.S. Army, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.