Career Progressions

Chris Miner has been named vice president of in-service aircraft carrier programs for the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, Virginia.

Chief Master Sgt. James Hotaling, USAF, has been named as command chief of the Air National Guard.

Erin Logan has been appointed as principal director for counternarcotics and global threats, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), Washington, D.C. 

Mercury Systems, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has tapped Jamie Ryan as chief information officer.

Lt. Gen. Stanley E. "Sid" Clarke III, USAF, has been nominated and confirmed as the director of the Air National Guard.

Northrop Grumman, Herndon, Virginia, named retired U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Jack Dorsett as vice president of the Integrated Mission Systems business, information systems sector.

Fairmont Consulting Group LLC, Boston, has named Dr. Annalisa Weigel as a director.

Matt Christiansen has joined AMETEK SCP, Westerly, Rhode Island, as senior design engineer.

Dr. Paul Monticciolo has been appointed chief technology officer of Mercury Systems Inc., Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, USAF, has been assigned assistant chief of staff, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, Eighth U.S. Army/chief of staff, Combined Forces Command, Korea.

Nathan Maenle has been assigned director, manpower, personnel and security, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Col. Curtis L. Williams, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general and assignment as assistant deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs for Africa, Joint Staff, J-5, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Myriad Group AG, Zurich, Switzerland, has appointed Stephen Dunford chief executive officer and named Ed Zylka senior vice president and general manager, Device Solutions Division.

Brig. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., USAF, has been selected for the rank of major general and assigned deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command; deputy, combined force air component commander, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia. 

Tait Communications, Houston, has tapped John Emerson as global chief information officer.

Ruth L. Moser has been assigned director, space programs and policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Samuel Perez Jr., USN, will be assigned deputy assistant secretary, plans, programs and operations, Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Col. Christopher F. Skomars, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general and assignment as deputy director of installations, logistics and mission support, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.