Maj. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as military deputy/director, Army Acquisition Corps, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.
Christopher Brent Colburn has been appointed as the assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Scytl, Tampa, Florida, has named Marc Fratello as executive advisor for mergers and acquisitions.
Col. Scott L. Pleus, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, 56th Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.
Col. David A. Krumm, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as vice commander, 5th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan.
Brig. Gen. Randy S. Taylor, USA, has been assigned as director of architecture, operations, networks and space, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
Netrix LLC, Bannockburn, Illinois, has named Patrick Shutt as managing director of the Cloud Center Solutions portfolio.
Ron Crocker has joined Alion Science and Technology, Boston, to support General Services Administration communications and strategic management.
Brig. Gen. Mark R. Stammer, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Brig. Gen. Mark C. Schwartz, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
Scytl, Tampa, Florida, has named Branden Elwell as general manager for North America.
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, has named Tyler Evans as vice president of the "Rocket Shop” Defense Advanced Programs unit.
Col. Keith M. Givens, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Office of the Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Quantico, Virginia.
Brig. Gen. John H. Hort, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.
Brig. Gen. Maria R. Gervais, USA, has been assigned as commandant, U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.