Career Progressions

Maj. Gen. Leslie A. Purser, USAR, has been assigned as commanding general, 108th Training Command, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Capt. Babette Bolivar, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Northwest, Silverdale, Washington. 

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, has promoted John Temple to vice president of contracts management for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions in Aiken, South Carolina.

Rear Adm. Patrick J. Lorge, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Southwest, San Diego.

Rear Adm. Markham K. Rich, USN, will be assigned as commandant, Naval District Washington, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Richard P. Snyder, USN, will be assigned as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Two, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Rear Adm. Diane E. H. Webber, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Cyber Forces/director for communications and information systems, N-6, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi, has named Don Perkins vice president of contracts and pricing for the Ingalls Shipbuilding division.

Rear Adm. James D. Cloyd, USN, will be assigned as director, maritime operations (N3/N5/N2/N7), U.S. Fleet Forces, Norfolk, Virginia. 

Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of general and assigned as commander, U.S. Air Forces Europe; commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa; commander, Allied Air Command; and director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

Navy Rear Adm. Philip S. Davidson, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Sixth Fleet/commander, Task Force Six/commander, Striking and Support Forces NATO/deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa/Joint Force Maritime Component commander, Europe, Naples, Italy.

Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.

Mercury Systems Incorporated, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has appointed Anthony Sweeney as general manager of the RF and Microwave Components Group.

Rear Adm. Nora W. Tyson, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Col. Ronald D. Buckley, USAF, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director for operations, National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center, Operations Team Two, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Rick ONeil has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and named as executive director for acquisition management for the Office of Naval Research.

Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army South, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. 

Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, USA, has been assigned as vice director, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, USAF, has been assigned as director, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-United Kingdom, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom.

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bailey, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, First Army Division East, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

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