Career Progressions

Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. 

Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy chief of staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Lt. Gen. Robert E. Schmidle Jr., USMC, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and principal deputy director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

FiberLight, Atlanta, has appointed Paul Pierron chief executive officer.

Charles G. Carpenter has been assigned as the director, programs and resources/comptroller (NG-J-8), National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C. 

Rear Adm. Jan E. Tighe, USN, was approved for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as commander, Fleet Cyber Command/commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Capt. John W. Ailes, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as chief engineer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego.

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.

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