Acquisition and Contracting

Rear Adm. Matthew J. Kohler, USN, has been appointed to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as commander, Naval Information Forces, Suffolk, Virginia.

Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, USN, has been assigned as director, Navy Staff, N-09B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. James C. Vechery, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as deputy commander for military operations, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

Maj. Gen. Scott A. Howell, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as vice commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Patrick B. Roberson, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, Army Reserve Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Brig. Gen. John H. Phillips, USAR, has been assigned as commanding general (Troop Program Unit), 335th Signal Command (Theater), Operational Command Post (Forward), Kuwait.

Brig. Gen. Jonathan J. McColumn, USAR, has been assigned as chief of sustainment, Army Central, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf, USAR, has been assigned as director, Army Reserve Engagement Cell; and deputy commander (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army, Africa, Italy.

Brig. Gen. Mary-Kate Leahy, USAR, has been assigned as director, Army Reserve Engagement Cell (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), and deputy commanding general, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Europe, Germany.

New radar that tracks both ballistic and cruise missiles provides an additional safeguard for the fleet.

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