Maj. Gen. William C. Hix, USA, has been assigned as director, strategy, plans and policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Robert M. Dyess Jr., USA, has been assigned as deputy director and chief of staff, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
S. Daniel Johnson has been appointed executive vice president, information systems and technology, General Dynamics, Falls Church, Virginia.
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York.
Rear Adm. Daniel B. Hendrickson will be assigned as assistant to the vice commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Washington, D.C.
Diego G. Rodriguez has been named assistant director in charge of the FBI’s New York Field Office, New York City.
The Secure Identity Alliance, Paris, announced that the German Federal Ministry of the Interior has joined its ranks as an observer member.
L-com Global Connectivity, North Andover, Massachusetts, has hired Michael Braun as director of supply chain.
Haystax Technology, McLean, Virginia, has named Gen. Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.), chairman of its board of directors.
Mercury Systems, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has hired Michael Ruppert as senior vice president, strategy and corporate development.
Maj. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Air Combat Command, Al Udeid, Qatar.
Granite State Manufacturing, Manchester, New Hampshire, has hired Douglas Thomson as vice president.
Maj. Gen. Mark C. Nowland, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as commander, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.
Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, USAF, has been assigned as director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker, USN, has been appointed to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as commander, Naval Air Forces, and commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego.
3D Systems Corporation, Rock Hill, South Carolina, has named Ted Hull chief financial officer.
Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Deale, USAF, has been assigned as director of operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
Maj. Gen. Warren E. Phipps Jr., USA, has been assigned as senior adviser to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
Sgt. Maj. David C. Redmond, USA, has been assigned as the command senior enlisted leader for United States Cyber Command and senior enlisted adviser for the National Security Agency/Central Security Service, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.
Michael Braun has joined L-com Global Connectivity, North Andover, Massachusetts, as director of supply chain.