Rear Adm. Bret C. Batchelder, USN, will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Eight, Norfolk, Virginia.
Brian Marvin was promoted to vice president of sales for public sector sales at BMC Software, McLean, Virginia.
Brig. Gen. (select) Peter J. Lambert, USAF, has been assigned as vice commander, 25th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
Maj. Gen. Michael A. Keltz, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 19th Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
Brig. Gen. John A. Cherrey, USAF, has been assigned as director, intelligence, operations and nuclear integration, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
Capt. Kevin Brenton, USN (Ret.), has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, Virginia, as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs.
Maj. Gen. John T. Shanahan, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 25th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has appointed Rob Leland as vice president of science and technology and chief technology officer.
Maj. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USA, has been assigned as commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan and commander, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
Brig. Gen. Richard D. Clarke, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Capt. Linda R. Wackerman, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as Reserve deputy director, Assessment Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N-81R, Washington, D.C.
Capt. Thomas G. Reck, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as director, Maritime Partnership Program, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Africa, Naples, Italy.
The Chertoff Group, Washington, D.C., has added six senior advisers: Dr. Chris Bronk, Dr. Rupert Herbert-Burns, Rear Adm. Robert Day, USCG, John Sano, Dr. Gerry Sleefe and Teri Takai.
Rear Adm. Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN, will be assigned as commander, Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command, Fort Worth, Texas.
Capt. Gene F. Price, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as Reserve deputy commander, U.S. 10th Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland.
Former AFCEA president and CEO Kent R. Schneider has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of SolPass LLC, Denver.
Dr. Robert Griffin has been appointed deputy undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. Lawrence B. Jackson, USN, will be assigned as reserve deputy director, Warfare Integration Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N-9I, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Cedric D. George, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, resource integration, deputy chief of staff for logistics, installations and mission support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.