Career Progressions

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.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, has named Kathryn G. Simpson vice president and deputy general counsel.

Rear Adm. Joseph A. Horn, USN, has been assigned program executive officer for Integrated Warfare Systems, Washington, D.C.

Frederick J. Moorefield Jr. has been assigned director, spectrum, policy and programs, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. John R. Haley, USN, has been assigned director, global operations, J-3, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska

Mark J. Morrison has been assigned principal director for the deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Charles Beames has been assigned principal director, space and intelligence, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

Brian P. Burns has been assigned principal director for the deputy chief information officer for information enterprise, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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