Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of general and assigned as commander, U.S. Air Forces Europe; commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa; commander, Allied Air Command; and director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
Rear Adm. James D. Cloyd, USN, will be assigned as director, maritime operations (N3/N5/N2/N7), U.S. Fleet Forces, Norfolk, Virginia.
Rear Adm. Nora W. Tyson, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.
Mercury Systems Incorporated, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has appointed Anthony Sweeney as general manager of the RF and Microwave Components Group.
Col. Ronald D. Buckley, USAF, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director for operations, National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center, Operations Team Two, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, USAF, has been assigned as director, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-United Kingdom, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom.
Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, USA, has been assigned as vice director, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army South, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.
Rick ONeil has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and named as executive director for acquisition management for the Office of Naval Research.
Charles Sowell has been appointed as senior vice president of Salient Federal Solutions Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia.