QinetiQ North America, Reston, Virginia, has appointed Mark “Luke” Lucas as director of strategic programs.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center/director of Army safety, Fort Rucker, Albama.
Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, USAR, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff for re-stationing, U.S. Forces Korea, Korea.
Col. David W. Hicks, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as vice commander, First Air Force (Air Forces Northern), Air Combat Command, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
Rear Adm. Kevin J. Kovacich, USN, has been assigned as director, plans and programs, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.
Rear Adm. John G. King, USN, has been assigned as commander, Defense Logistics Agency-Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio.
Jose Ruiz Jr., has joined joined Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, Califonia, as vice president and chief information officer.
Brig. Gen. Timothy R. Coffin, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, USAR, has been assigned as chief of staff (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Col. Darren E. Hartford, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia.
Brig. Gen. Jack L. Briggs II, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as director of operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Rear Adm. Adrian J. Jansen, USN, has been assigned as defense attaché, Beijing, China, United States Pacific Command, Defense Intelligence Agency.
Rear Adm. Robert V. Hoppa, USN, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff for intelligence, Headquarters International Security Assistance Force-Joint Command/deputy director, operations and support, J-2, U.S. Forces Afghanistan.
Peter Neill has been named senior vice president of global product strategy and customer experience for EdgeConneX, Herndon, Virginia.
Rear Adm. Richard W. Butler, USN, has been assigned as commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.
Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak, USAR, has been assigned as deputy chief, Army Reserve (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Gwendolyn Bingham, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Michigan.
Rear Adm. Sinclair M. Harris, USN, has been assigned as vice director for operations, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Lt. Gen. Darren W. McDew, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general and for assignment as commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.