Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi, has named Don Perkins vice president of contracts and pricing for the Ingalls Shipbuilding division.
Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.
Navy Rear Adm. Philip S. Davidson, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Sixth Fleet/commander, Task Force Six/commander, Striking and Support Forces NATO/deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa/Joint Force Maritime Component commander, Europe, Naples, Italy.
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.