John M. Gilligan has been named president and chief operating officer of Schafer Corporation, Arlington, Virginia.
Maj. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., USAF, has been assigned as director, operations, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
Luke J. McCormack has been appointed as chief information officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.
Richard Minter has joined Signalhorn, Backnang, Germany, as chief operating officer.
Data Solutions & Technology Incorporated, Lanham, Maryland, has appointed Alvie Johnson as vice president, strategic business development.
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, Maryland, has named William “Chuck” Hoppe as the new program manager for Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Rear Adm. John N. Christenson, USN, will be assigned as chief of staff, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.
Sabre Systems Incorporated, Warrington, Pennsylvania, has named Christopher Le vice president of solutions and sales.
Jim Glowacki has joined Suss Consulting, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, as executive consultant.
Vice Adm. Joe Kernan, USN, (Ret.), has joined SAP National Security Services, Rockville, Maryland, as vice president of business development.
Identive Group, Santa Ana, California and Ismaning, Germany, has promoted Dr. Manfred Mueller to chief operating officer.
Col. William E. Cole, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command/senior commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Massachusetts.
ViaWest, Denver, has appointed Todd Meester as regional vice president and general manager of the Minnesota region.
Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has named Dr. George Ullrich senior vice president, strategy development.
Lawrence W. Midland has been promoted to president of Identive Group, Santa Ana, California and Ismaning, Germany.
Brig. Gen. Edward M. Daly, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.
Identive Group, Santa Ana, California and Ismaning, Germany, has named Steven Humphreys its new chairman of the board.
Rear Adm. Nevin Carr, USN (Ret.), has been named vice president for surface readiness and future capability at URS Corporation, Norfolk, Virginia.
Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.