Career Progressions

Maj. Gen. Mark A. Milley, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas.

Bill Irby has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Mocana, San Francisco, has named Alan Brenner senior vice president of products and engineering.

MDSL, London, has appointed Marc Straussberg global project manager for telecom expense management.

QinetiQ North America, McLean, Virginia, has appointed Bruce Feldman senior vice president, National Systems sector, of the company's Mission and Information Solutions operating unit.

Lt. Gen. John F. Campbell, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general and assigned commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Battelle, Columbus, Ohio, has chosen Dr. Patricia Gruber to lead its Undersea Systems Division.

Lt. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr., USMC, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general and assigned assistant commandant of the Marine Corps.

Rear Adm. Robert M. Hennegan, USN, has been assigned commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego.

Benjamin Fletcher has joined Kratos Defense and Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, as vice president of U.S. Army business development for its Technology and Training Solutions Division.

Maj. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, USAF, has been assigned director, Air Force Quadrennial Defense Review, Office of the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Identive, Ismaning, Germany, has named Markus Gyssler managing director of ID Solutions Germany.

NASA has named James Free director, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, and Ellen Ochoa director, Johnson Space Center, Houston

Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. (USMC), has been assigned commander, International Security Assistance Force, and commander, U.S. Forces–Afghanistan.

iGov, Reston, Virginia, has promoted Manning Bolchoz to vice president of the Program Management Office.

Caryn Hollis has been assigned deputy assistant secretary of defense for counternarcotics and global threats, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Policy), Washington, D.C.

Dan Haendel has been assigned director for strategy and long-range planning, Defense Technology Security Administration, Washington, D.C. 

Rear Adm. Robert M. Hennegan, USN, has been assigned commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego.

e2v Aerospace and Defense, Santa Clara, California, has appointed Robert Brevelle president.

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