Career Progressions

Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao, USN, will be assigned commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.

Vice Adm. Mark I. Fox, USN, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Brig. Gen. Mark S. Inch, USA, has been assigned deputy commanding general, detainee operations, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

ViaSat Incorporated, Carlsbad, California, has named Ken Peterman as general manager of its government systems segment.

Brig. Gen Kevin G. O'Connell, USA, has been selected to the rank of major general, and assigned as deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, USA, has been assigned director, J-4, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Maj. Gen. Patrick M. Higgins, USA, has been assigned deputy director, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Arlington, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, USA, has been assigned director, Army Cyber Operations Integration Center/G-3, Second Army/U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Life Cycle Engineering Incorporated, Charleston, South Carolina, has named Manuel “Manny” Lovgren as senior vice president of the Engineering Services group.

Brig. Gen. Mark W. Gillette, USA, has been assigned defense attaché-China, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, China.

Brig. Gen. Anthony C. Funkhouser, USA, has been assigned commandant, U.S. Army Engineer School, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. 

Brig. Gen. David G. Fox, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Newtec, Singapore, has appointed Mario Querner as vice president, Asia.

Brig. Gen. Peter A. DeLuca, USA, has been assigned commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Mississippi Valley, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 

Col. Gabriel Troiano, USAR, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as the commander (troop program unit), Military Intelligence Readiness Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Rear Adm. John W. Smith Jr., USN, will be assigned commandant, Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University, Norfolk, Virginia. 

Rear Adm. James J. Shannon, USN, will be assigned director, Navy International Programs Office, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C. 

GenCorp Incorporated, Sacramento, California, has named John Schumacher as vice president for business relations.

Rear Adm. Brian L. Losey, USN, will be assigned commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, San Diego.

Maj. Gen. Perry L. Wiggins, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army North/Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.