J-5 Joint Staff

April 18, 2017

Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa, USA, has been assigned as deputy director for Politico-Military Affairs (Europe) J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

August 26, 2016

Maj. Gen. Richard D. Clarke, USA, has been assigned as vice director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

November 18, 2015

Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., USMC, has been assigned as director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff; and senior member, U.S. delegation to the United Nations Military Staff Committee. 

August 20, 2015

Brig. Gen. Joseph E. Whitlock, USAR, has been assigned as deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs (Western Hemisphere), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

August 19, 2015

Brig. Gen. James B. Jarrard, USA, has been assigned as director, Pakistan and Afghanistan Coordination Cell, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

June 19, 2015

Rear Adm. Michael J. Dumont, USN, will be assigned as deputy director for politico-military affairs (Africa), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 

August 12, 2014

Rear Adm. Sean S. Buck, USN, will be assigned as chief of staff, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 

Maj. Gen. Steven M. Shepro, USAF, has been assigned as vice director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs (Europe), J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Kimberly Field, USA, has been assigned as deputy director for politico-military affairs (Middle East), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 

Capt. Ronald A. Boxall, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director, joint strategic planning, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Margaret D. Klein, USN, will be assigned as chief of staff, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2012
By Henry Kenyon

Rear Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., USN, has been assigned chief of staff, J-5, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

September 22, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Maj. Gen. Terry A. Wolff, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, and senior member, U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Military Staff Committee, Washington, D.C.

August 18, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Capt. Richard P. Snyder, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and assigned deputy director for joint strategic planning, J-5, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

October 13, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Maj. Gen. Salvatore A. Angelella, USAF, has been assigned as vice director, Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

July 27, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Rear Adm. Michelle J. Howard, USN, has been nominated for assignment as chief of staff, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.