Career Progressions

Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Gorry, USMC, has been assigned to lead the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, Washington, D.C.

Life Cycle Engineering, Charleston, South Carolina, has named Bob Fei as president and chief executive officer.

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, USAR, has been assigned as deputy commanding general (Army Reserve) (individual mobilization augmentee), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Capt. Ronald A. Boxall, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director, joint strategic planning, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Scott A. Vander Hamm, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general, and assigned as commander, Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

Brig. Gen. Guy “Tom” Cosentino, USA, has been assigned as commandant of the National War College, Washington, D.C.

Mark Caron has been appointed chief executive officer of bMobilized, New York.

Rear Adm. William C. McQuilkin, USN, will be assigned as director, Strategy and Policy Division, N-51, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Col. David W. Riggins, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command/senior commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Massachusetts.

Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo, USA, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida.

Rear Adm. Matthew J. Carter, USN, will be assigned as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, Norfolk, Virginia. 

Brig. Gen. John G. Ferrari, USA, has been assigned as deputy director, program analysis and evaluation, office of the deputy chief of staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Lynn Martin has been named vice president of U.S. Public Sector, VMware, Reston, Virginia.

Sabre Systems Incorporated, Warrington, Pennsylvania, has named Dennis DePriest as senior executive director and Kalmen “Kal” Leikach as senior strategic advisor.

Capt. Paul J. Verrastro, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as executive director, deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (acquisition and procurement), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (research, development and acquisition), Washington, D.C.

Jefferson S. Brown has been named president of Cobalt Data Centers, Las Vegas.

Ellen Stofan has been named the chief scientist for NASA, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, USAR, has been assigned as commander (Troop Program Unit), 99th Regional Support Command, Fort Dix, New Jersey. 

Rear Adm. Scott A. Stearney, USN, will be assigned as commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.