Career Progressions

Cynthia B. Garcia has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and assigned as director for standards (finance), Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Indianapolis.

Maj. Gen. Robert P. Otto, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy chief of staff, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington D.C. 

Maj. Gen. Mark O. Schissler, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy chairman, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium.

Col. Christopher S. Ballard, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy chief of staff, intelligence, Headquarters International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

Modus Operandi, Melbourne, Florida, has named Eric Little, Ph.D., as vice president and chief scientist.

iGATE Technologies, McLean, Virginia, has named Carl William Lucas as associate vice president.

Dr. Paul Stockton has joined Sonecon, Washington, D.C., as president of its Cloud Peak Analytics division.

Col. Brian M. Killough, USAF, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as director, warfighter systems integration, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Lt. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck Jr., USMC, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commandant for Combat Development and Integration; commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command; commander, U.S. Marine Forces Strategic Command; commanding general, Marine Corps National Capital Region Command; commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces National Capital Region; and commander, U.S. Marine Forces Cyber Command.

Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Masiello, USAF, has been assigned as commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Raytheon, Waltham, Massachusetts, has announced several leadership changes, naming Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy executive vice president and chief operating officer. Daniel J. Crowley was named president, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Lynn A. Dugle was named president of the Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business. John D. Harris II has been named vice president and general manager of the IIS business.

Rear Adm. Terry J. Benedict, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as director for Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Joseph W. Rixey, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Arlington, Virginia.

Col. Christie L. Nixon, USAR, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of brigadier general and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Col. Terrence J. McKenrick, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director for operations, National Joint Operations Intelligence Center, Operations Team-1, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Cobham plc, Wimborne, United Kingdom, has named David Ashton executive vice president for business development and technology and Julian Hellebrand as executive vice president for lifecycle management and program management.

Douglas L. Loverro has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), Washington, D.C. 

Maj. Gen. David L. Mann, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as the commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. 

President Obama has nominated Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, USAF, for assignment as supreme allied commander, Europe and commander, U.S. European Command. The North Atlantic Council approved the appointment of Gen. Breedlove as supreme allied commander, Europe.

Lt. Gen. Susan J. Helms, USAF, has been nominated for assignment as vice commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

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