Maj. Gen. James. B. Hecker, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force–Afghanistan; commander, NATO Air Command–Afghanistan; director, Air Forces Central Command’s Air Component Coordination Element for U.S. Forces–Afghanistan, Air Combat Command and support of NATO’s Operation Resolute Support; and deputy commander–Air, U.S. Forces–Afghanistan, U.S. Central Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Rear Adm. James S. Bynum, USN, will be assigned as director, J-5, U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Rear Adm. Danelle M. Barrett, USN, will be assigned as director, Navy Cyber Security Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp, USAF, has been assigned as director, operations and plans, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Brig. Gen. Russell L. Mack, USAF, has been assigned as vice commander, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano, USAF, has been assigned as director, air, space and cyberspace operations, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Teracue GmbH, Odelzhausen, Germany, appointed Thomas Buck as managing director.
The PenFed Foundation, McLean, Virginia, selected Brian Hawthorne as director of communications and development.
CenturyLink, Washington, D.C., hired Jason Seibel as vice president of operations integration for the company’s federal government solutions team.
Vecna Technologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts, selected Dwight Moore as the VGo brand’s CEO.
The MITRE Corporation, McLean, Virginia, appointed Dr. Jason Providakes as president and CEO.
Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Toth, USAF, has been assigned as director of operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
Brig. Gen. William A. Spangenthal, USAF, has been assigned as director, plans, programs, requirements and assessments, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
Brig. Gen. Tom D. Miller, USAF, has been assigned as commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
Brig. Gen. Mark K. Johnson, USAF, has been assigned as director, logistics operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Brig. Gen. Matthew C. Isler, USAF, has been assigned as assistant deputy commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.
Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Croft, USAF, has been assigned as Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve; and vice commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force–Levant, Southwest Asia.
Maj. Gen. Timothy G. Fay, USAF, has been assigned as vice commander, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe–Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
Brig. Gen. Mark A. Baird, vice commander, USAF, has been assigned as director, space programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.