Career Progressions

Col. Peter L. Jones, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commander, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia. 

Col. Richard G. Kaiser, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy chief of staff for operations, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, England. 

Col. John S. Kem, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Engineer Division, Northwestern, Portland, Oregon.

Col. Dennis S. McKean, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commander, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Col. Leopoldo A. Quintas Jr., USA, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as commandant, U.S. Army Armor School, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Georgia.

Col. Thomas C. Graves, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as executive officer to supreme allied commander, Europe, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, has named Vice Adm. Gerald Beaman, USN (Ret.), as president of the Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division. The company also named Wayne Armstrong as leader of the Advanced Drones & Target Systems Division and Tom Mills as president of the Modular Systems Division.

Brig. Gen. Robert L. Walter Jr., USAR, has ben assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-2, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Col. Richard B. Dix, USA, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as director for strategy and integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Col. Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commander (operations), U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

Col. Bryan P. Fenton, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director of strategy, plans and policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Col. Paul A. Chamberlain, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as commander, U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Col. William E. Cole, USA, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as chief of staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, D.C.

Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, USMC, has been nominated assignment as director for operations plans and joint force development, J-7, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, has appointed Krisstie Kondrotis as vice president, business development, Information Systems sector.

Brig. Gen. Michael L. Howard, USA, has been assigned as senior commander, Fort Drum, New York.

Maj. Gen. William D. R. Waff, USAR, has been assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-1 (individual mobilization augmentee), office of the deputy chief of staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Kimberly Field, USA, has been assigned as deputy director for politico-military affairs (Middle East), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 

Col. James R. Blackburn, USA, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commander for separates, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

Col. Christopher G. Cavoli, USA, has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commander, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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