Acquisition and Contracting

Brig. Gen. Kevin A. Huyck, USF, has been assigned as deputy director, operations (protection), Headquarters U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins, USAF, has been assigned as commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Brig. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran, USAF, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, operations, Headquarters Allied Air Command, Allied Command Operations, NATO, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory opened the Army Cyber-research Analytics Laboratory.

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Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia; and Bellevue, Nebraska, has been awarded a $98,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus incentive-fee contract action for the overall operations and maintenance of command and control capabilities for U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, USAF, has been assigned as director, logistics, engineering and force protection, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Col. Phillip A. Stewart, USAF, has been selected to the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commanding general, Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air; and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Col. Jeremy T. Sloane, USAF, has been selected to the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, Spaatz Center for Officer Education and Commandant, Air War College, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.