Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker, USN, will be assigned commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.
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.