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.
Scytl, Tampa, Florida, has named Branden Elwell as general manager for North America.
Brig. Gen. Maria R. Gervais, USA, has been assigned as commandant, U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Brig. Gen. John H. Hort, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, G-3, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.
Col. Keith M. Givens, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Office of the Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Quantico, Virginia.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, has named Tyler Evans as vice president of the "Rocket Shop” Defense Advanced Programs unit.
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Brig. Gen. James R. Blackburn Jr., USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Timothy F. Croal has been named president of SL Power Electronics, Ventura, California.
Brig. Gen. Christopher S. Ballard, USA, has been assigned as deputy assistant chief of staff, C/J-2, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S Forces Korea, Republic of Korea.
Brig. Gen. Michael A. Bills, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Africa/Southern European Task Force, Italy.
Diablo Technologies, Ottawa, Canada, has appointed Jim Miller as vice president of engineering.
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Rothstein, USAF, has been assigned as commanding general, NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Maj. Gen. Jefforey A. Smith, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, operations, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.