Brig. Gen. Patrick W. Burden, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Afghanistan.
Rear Adm. Ronald C. Copley, USN, will be assigned as deputy chief of staff, Intelligence, Resolute Support and deputy director, Intelligence - Plans, U.S. Forces, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Col. Vincent F. Malone II, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, and senior commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Massachusetts.