Career Progressions

Battelle, Columbus, Ohio, has chosen Dr. Patricia Gruber to lead its Undersea Systems Division.

Lt. Gen. John F. Campbell, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general and assigned commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Benjamin Fletcher has joined Kratos Defense and Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, as vice president of U.S. Army business development for its Technology and Training Solutions Division.

Rear Adm. Robert M. Hennegan, USN, has been assigned commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego.

Lt. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr., USMC, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general and assigned assistant commandant of the Marine Corps.

Identive, Ismaning, Germany, has named Markus Gyssler managing director of ID Solutions Germany.

Maj. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, USAF, has been assigned director, Air Force Quadrennial Defense Review, Office of the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

iGov, Reston, Virginia, has promoted Manning Bolchoz to vice president of the Program Management Office.

Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. (USMC), has been assigned commander, International Security Assistance Force, and commander, U.S. Forces–Afghanistan.

NASA has named James Free director, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, and Ellen Ochoa director, Johnson Space Center, Houston

Caryn Hollis has been assigned deputy assistant secretary of defense for counternarcotics and global threats, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Policy), Washington, D.C.

Dan Haendel has been assigned director for strategy and long-range planning, Defense Technology Security Administration, Washington, D.C. 

Rear Adm. Robert M. Hennegan, USN, has been assigned commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, has named Kathryn G. Simpson vice president and deputy general counsel.

e2v Aerospace and Defense, Santa Clara, California, has appointed Robert Brevelle president.

Mark J. Morrison has been assigned principal director for the deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. John R. Haley, USN, has been assigned director, global operations, J-3, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska

Frederick J. Moorefield Jr. has been assigned director, spectrum, policy and programs, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Joseph A. Horn, USN, has been assigned program executive officer for Integrated Warfare Systems, Washington, D.C.

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