Brig. Gen. Jonathan E. Howerton, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
Brig. Gen. Brian W. Gibson, USA, has been assigned as director, Air and Missile Defense Cross-Functional Team, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Brig. Gen. Michael R. Eastman, USA, has been assigned as deputy director for Future Joint Force Development, J-7, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Frank W. Tate, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, First Army Division West, Fort Hood, Texas.
Maj. Gen. Richard M. Toy, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, Mississippi Valley Division, Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Maj. Gen. John P. Sullivan, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Gen. Jay Raymond, USAF, has been nominated to become the first commander of U.S. Space Command.
Yemi Oshinnaiye has been appointed deputy chief information officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The CIA has appointed John G. Edwards as deputy chief operating officer.