U.S. Africa Command

October 26, 2017

Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Winegardner Jr., USAF, has been assigned as the J-3 operations senior enlisted adviser for U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

September 26, 2017

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.

October 20, 2016

Brig. Gen. Timothy J. McAteer, USA, has been assigned as deputy director, plans and programs, U.S. Africa Command, Germany.

October 13, 2016

Capt. Frank D. Whitworth III, USN, has been nominated for promotion to rear admiral and assignment as director, J-2, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.  

August 2, 2016

Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, USMC, has been appointed to the rank of general and assigned as commander, U.S. Africa Command.

 

July 19, 2016

Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier Jr., USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Africa Command, Germany.

September 29, 2015

Brig. Gen. Gabriel Troiano, USAR, has been assigned as deputy director, intelligence and knowledge development, J-2, U.S. Africa Command, Germany.

June 11, 2015

Rear Adm. Michael T. Franken, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander for military operations, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany. 

November 20, 2014

Rear Adm. Robert V. Hoppa, USN, will be assigned as director, J-2, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

May 20, 2014

Rear Adm. Kevin J. Kovacich, USN, has been assigned as director, plans and programs, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany. 

Rear Adm. Matthew J. Kohler, USN, will be assigned as director, J-2, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

February 21, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Otis G. Mannon, USAF, has been assigned chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

February 15, 2012
By George Seffers

ITT Systems Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $159,538,880 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract to provide for the information technology support services to U.S. Army Europe, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Africa Command. Work will be performed in Germany, Italy, and Balkans, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, is the contracting activity.

June 14, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo Jr., USAF, has been assigned chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

February 10, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Brian L. Losey, USN, has been assigned commander, Special Operations Command, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

January 20, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The Defense Department's newest player on the block, U.S. Africa Command, has quickly established itself as a go-getter among the nine other unified commands. While other combatant commands (COCOMs) have only one deputy commander and one specific mission, AFRICOM is structured with a commander directing two deputies. They address dual areas of responsibility: the African continent's civil-military activities and its military operations.