Career Progressions

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, USAR, has been assigned as deputy commanding general (Army Reserve) (individual mobilization augmentee), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Scott A. Vander Hamm, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general, and assigned as commander, Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

Capt. Ronald A. Boxall, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director, joint strategic planning, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Mark Caron has been appointed chief executive officer of bMobilized, New York.

Brig. Gen. Guy “Tom” Cosentino, USA, has been assigned as commandant of the National War College, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. William C. McQuilkin, USN, will be assigned as director, Strategy and Policy Division, N-51, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Matthew J. Carter, USN, will be assigned as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, Norfolk, Virginia. 

Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo, USA, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida.

Col. David W. Riggins, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command/senior commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Massachusetts.

Brig. Gen. John G. Ferrari, USA, has been assigned as deputy director, program analysis and evaluation, office of the deputy chief of staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, USAR, has been assigned as commander (Troop Program Unit), 99th Regional Support Command, Fort Dix, New Jersey. 

Ellen Stofan has been named the chief scientist for NASA, Washington, D.C.

Jefferson S. Brown has been named president of Cobalt Data Centers, Las Vegas.

Capt. Paul J. Verrastro, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as executive director, deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (acquisition and procurement), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (research, development and acquisition), Washington, D.C.

Sabre Systems Incorporated, Warrington, Pennsylvania, has named Dennis DePriest as senior executive director and Kalmen “Kal” Leikach as senior strategic advisor.

Lynn Martin has been named vice president of U.S. Public Sector, VMware, Reston, Virginia.

Capt. Michael T. Moran, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division/assistant commander for test and evaluation, Naval Air Systems Command (AIR-5.0), China Lake, California.

Capt. Daniel H. Fillion, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as director, J-5, U.S. Southern Command, Miami.

Rear Adm. Ricky L. Williamson, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida. 

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