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.