Col. Maria B. Barrett, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, operations, Cyber National Mission Force, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.
Brig. Gen. Mark S. Spindler, USA, has been assigned as deputy director, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
Brig. Gen. John E. Novalis II, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, 101st Airborne Division, Air Assault, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Brig. Gen. Douglas C. Crissman, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Maj. Gen. Daniel L. York, USAR, has been assigned as special assistant to the commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command/U.S. Northern Command for Reserve Matters, Individual Mobilization Augmentee, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.
Maj. Gen. Theodore C. Harrison, USA, has been assigned as director of operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Gordon B. Davis Jr., USA, has been assigned as commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Afghanistan.
Maureen B. Higgins has been assigned as the assistant director, Human Capital and Resource Management, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Cheri A. Tyner has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and has been assigned as director, Acquisition Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, D.C.
Susan A. Yarwood has been assigned as the deputy director, Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, D.C.
Peter C. Cook has been appointed as the deputy assistant to the secretary of defense (press secretary), Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs in the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.
Dr. Jason Matheny has been selected as director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, McLean, Virginia.
SMARTRAC, Amsterdam, has appointed Dr. Goetz Moeller as chief financial officer.
Parsons, Pasadena, California, has hired Marianne Meins as vice president, division business development manager for the national security division of its government services business unit.
Mark Geis has been appointed executive vice president of CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses, Arlington, Virginia.
Christian Scherer will head Airbus Group International, Toulouse, France.
Carl B. Johnson has joined Mind Over Machines, Owings Mills, Maryland, to expand its SharePoint practice.
Anaren, Syracuse, New York, has named David E. Kopf president of its Space and Defense Group and Diane E. Moore as vice president of human resources.
American Science and Engineering, Billerica, Massachusetts, has hired Dr. Aaron Couture as chief scientist.