Career Progressions

Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

Col. Robert D. Childs, USAF (Ret.), now serves as president and CEO of iCLEAR, International Cyber Leadership Education and Resources, Washington, D.C.

Kelly E. Magsamen has been appointed as the principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy (Asian and Pacific security affairs), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Christopher Brent Colburn has been appointed as the assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as military deputy/director, Army Acquisition Corps, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C. 

Rear Adm. Dee L. Mewbourne, USN, will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group 11, Everett, Washington. 

ManTech International Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, has promoted Bonnie J. Cook to executive vice president of business operations for its Mission Solutions and Services Group.

Scytl, Tampa, Florida, has named Marc Fratello as executive advisor for mergers and acquisitions.

Brig. Gen. Randy S. Taylor, USA, has been assigned as director of architecture, operations, networks and space, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Col. David A. Krumm, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as vice commander, 5th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Col. Scott L. Pleus, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, 56th Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Ron Crocker has joined Alion Science and Technology, Boston, to support General Services Administration communications and strategic management.

Netrix LLC, Bannockburn, Illinois, has named Patrick Shutt as managing director of the Cloud Center Solutions portfolio.

Brig. Gen. Mark C. Schwartz, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Mark R. Stammer, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Brig. Gen. Jay B. Silveria, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Col. Christopher M. Short, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, 57th Wing, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Scytl, Tampa, Florida, has named Branden Elwell as general manager for North America.

Brig. Gen. John H. Hort, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

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