Career Progressions

Brig. Gen. Bruce H. McClintock, USAF, has been assigned senior defense official/defense attaché, Defense Intelligence Agency, Moscow, Russia. 

Pragmatics, Reston, Virginia, has selected Dieter Guenter as group manager of the company’s Transportation Group, Innovative Solutions International

Scaled Composites, Falls Church, Virginia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, has named Kevin Mickey president and Cory Bird vice president.

Brig. Gen. Kenneth E. Todorov, USAF, has been assigned as director, Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization, J-8, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Paul R. Brubaker has been appointed as director, planning and performance management, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense, Arlington, Virginia. 

OEMServices, Paris, has appointed Gérard Parant executive vice president, sales, marketing and business development.

Toshiro Ogino has been named chief operating officer of TELEHOUSE America, New York.

Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California, named William W. Boyle chief executive officer, Bradley H. Feldmann president and chief operating officer, John “Jay” D. Thomas executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Stephen O. Shewmaker executive vice president of the corporation.

Brig. Gen. Cedric T. Wins, USA, has been assigned director, Requirements Integration Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. 

Exelis Inc., Herndon, Virginia, has appointed Dr. Pamela Drew president of its Information Systems business area.

Brig. Gen. Ryan F. Gonsalves, USA, has been assigned director of operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. 

Maj. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy, USAR, has been assigned as commander, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

Edward J. Fish has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and assigned director, Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility, Office of the Director, Administration and Management, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. 

Lt. Gen. John M. Bednarek, USA, has been assigned as chief, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq.

Rear Adm. William H. Hilarides, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. 

Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, California, has appointed Mary Petryszyn vice president, international, aerospace systems sector. The company also announced new roles in the aerospace systems sector for Robert Burke, who will lead the sector’s strategy and business development organization, Dale Burton, now chief technology officer for the sector, and Art Lofton, who will lead the sector’s global quality organization.

American Systems, Chantilly, Virginia, has appointed Joe Kopfman executive vice president, contracts and administration/chief compliance officer.

Thales Communications Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland, has appointed Todd Borkey chief technology officer and vice president of strategic initiatives.

Maj. Gen. William H. Etter, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, First Air Force (Air Force North) and commander, Continental United States North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia. 

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