Career Progressions

Vice Adm. Mike Malone, USN (Ret.), has joined Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, California, as a consultant to the Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division.

Rear Adm. Mark J. Belton, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Joseph Brady has been named vice president of Department of Defense Operations for the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, office of Hi-Tec Systems Incorporated. 

Stephen W. Preston has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as Department of Defense general counsel, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. William K. Davis, USN, will be assigned as vice chief of information, U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Russell E. Allen, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.

Alion Science and Technology, McLean, Virginia, has promoted Rod Riddick to manager of the Engineering and Integration Solutions Sector.

Knowledge Consulting Group, Reston, Virginia, has appointed Terry DiVittorio as vice president, cybersecurity strategy and solutions development. 

John S. Albanese has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as general counsel, Washington Headquarters Services and Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Col. Sam C. Barrett, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director, Central Command Deployment and Distribution Operations Center, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia.

Information International Associates Inc., Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has named Stephen C. Malone director of the Homeland Security and Information Analysis Center and Randy Hoffman as deputy director and scientific and technical information manager.

Marcel Lettre has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as principal deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, USAF, has been assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command and deputy, Combined Force Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia.

Luke J. McCormack has been appointed as chief information officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., USAF, has been assigned as director, operations, strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

John M. Gilligan has been named president and chief operating officer of Schafer Corporation, Arlington, Virginia.

Sabre Systems Incorporated, Warrington, Pennsylvania has named Stuart Taylor senior director and national security and intelligence advisor.

Data Solutions & Technology Incorporated, Lanham, Maryland, has appointed Alvie Johnson as vice president, strategic business development.

Richard Minter has joined Signalhorn, Backnang, Germany, as chief operating officer.

Rear Adm. John N. Christenson, USN, will be assigned as chief of staff, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

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