Command Sgt. Maj. William “Bill” Thetford, USA, has been assigned as the command senior enlisted leader for U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.
Capt. Matthew A. Zirkle, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy chief of staff, Submarines, NATO Maritime Command, Northwood, England.
Rear Adm. Luke M. McCollum, USN, will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. Central Command, Bahrain.
Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, have hired Fernando Garzon to work for both institutions.
Rear Adm. Sandy L. Daniels, USN, will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Maj. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general for operations/chief of staff, Installation Management Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.
Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, USN, has been appointed to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as commander, Navy Installations Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C.
Vice Adm. Philip S. Davidson, USN, has been appointed to the rank of admiral and assigned as commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.
Avaya Government Solutions, Fairfax, Virginia, has named Susan Pompliano Keys its vice president, Avaya Government Solutions Sales.
Maj. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as commander and president, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
Capt. Thomas W. Luscher, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy chief of Navy Reserve, N095, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, Cyber Center of Excellence, Fort Gordon, Georgia.
Maj. Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as deputy commander, U.N. Command Korea; deputy commander, U.S. Forces Korea; commander, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Forces Command; and commander, Seventh Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, Korea.
Rear Adm. Ricky L. Williamson, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.
Col. Scott E. Brower, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief, Operations, Office of the Defense Representative-Pakistan.
Brig. Gen. James H. Mason, USAR, has been assigned as deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 807th Mission Support Element, Camp Parks, California.
Col. Patrick W. Burden, USA, has been assigned as deputy program executive officer, Ammunition, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
Col. R. Mark Toy, USA, has been assigned as commander, U.S. Army Engineer Division, South Pacific, San Francisco.
Col. Frank W. Tate, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Maj. Gen. Michael R. Smith, USAR, has been assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.