Rear Adm. Cindy L. Jaynes, USN, has been nominated for assignment as commander, Fleet Readiness Centers, Patuxent River, Maryland, and assistant commander for logistics and industrial operations (AIR-6.0) Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River.
Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, USA, has been named president of the National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
Joseph P. Doherty Jr. has been appointed chief executive officer and board member of GCR Incorporated, New Orleans.
Denise Tauriello has been hired by Guident, Herndon, Virginia, as director of Health IT.
Alex Sukhenko has joined Salsa Labs Incorporated, Washington, D.C., as vice president of Technology.
The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, has appointed Dr. Thomas H. Killion director of its Office of Transition.
C. Nils Smith has been promoted to vice president of the Signal Exploitation and Geolocation Division at the Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio.
Dr. Robert Friedenberg has joined Salient Federal Solutions Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, as chief technology officer and senior vice president of Commercial Business.
Rear Adm. James D. Syring, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as director, Missile Defense Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Bonnie Apodaca has been named vice president of Business Operations and chief financial officer at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via, USA, deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command, has been promoted to the rank of general. Gen. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve that rank.
Michael Penta has joined Giga-tronics Incorporated, San Ramon, California, as vice president of sales.
Frank Wilson has joined iRobot Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, as senior vice president and general manager of its Defense and Security business unit.
The FBI, Washington, D.C., has named Richard McFeely executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber and response services branch; and Ronald Hosko assistant director of the criminal investigative division.
Thomas Hobika has joined EarthLink Incorporated, Rochester, New York, as vice president of the company's IT Solution Consultants organization.
Northrop Grumman Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, has selected Karen A. Williams vice president, contracts, pricing and supply chain.
Deven Kalra has joined AtHoc Incorporated, San Mateo, California, as vice president of Engineering.