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Senior leader retirements, assignments

Posted 4/7/2006   Updated 4/7/2006 Email story   Print story

    


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4/7/2006 - LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. (ACCNS) -- The following are senior leaders in Air Combat Command who are scheduled to retire

Maj. Gen. Elizabeth A. Harrell, ACC Maintenance and Logistics director, Langley AFB, Va.
Brig. Gen. Kimber L. Mckenzie, 8th Air Force vice commander, Barksdale AFB, La.

Col. Michael W. Spencer, 355th Wing commander, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.

Col. John N. Dufresne, 9th Maintenance Group commander, Beale AFB, Calif.

Col. Terry L. New, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center vice commander, Nellis AFB, Nev.

Col. James H. Cox, Jr., ACC Installations and Mission Support for Services deputy director, Langley AFB, Va.

The following are senior leaders in Air Combat Command who have been selected for assignments

Brig. Gen. John W. Maluda, ACC Communications director, Langley AFB, Va., will become 8th Air Force vice commander, Barksdale AFB, La.

Col. Gregory L. Brundidge, Operational Support Modernization deputy director, Pentagon, Washington D.C., will become ACC Communications director, Langley AFB, Va.

Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Gillett Jr., Maintenance director, Pentagon, Washington D.C., will become ACC Maintenance and Logistics director, Langley AFB, Va.

Col. Ronald K. Laughbaum, 48th Operations Group commander, Lakenheath Air Base United Kingdom, will become 355th Wing commander, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.

Col. Stephen P. Sheehy, Air Force Support Services director, Pentagon, Washington D.C., 9th Maintenance Group commander, Beale AFB, Calif.

Col. Frederic C. Ryder, 375th Mission Support Group commander, Scott AFB Ill., will become ACC Installations and Mission Support for Services deputy director, Langley AFB, Va.

Col. Neal B. Mcelhannon, ACC Installations and Mission Support deputy director, Langley AFB, Va., will become 88th Air Base Wing vice commander, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio.

Col. Mark D. Wright, AFSOC Civil Engineer, Hurlburt Field, Fla., will become ACC Installations and Mission Support deputy director, Langley AFB, Va.

Col. James A. Harrold, ACC Transportation Division chief, Langley AFB, Va., will become 3rd Mission Support Group commander, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.

Col. Delores G. Forrest, 27th Medical Group commander, Cannon AFB, N.M., will become ACC command nurse, Langley AFB, Va.

Col. Kenneth E. Hall, ACC public health officer, Langley AFB, Va., will become 27th Medical Group commander, Cannon AFB, N.M.

Col. Matthew P. Mckeon, 49th Operations Group commander, Holloman AFB, N.M., will become AETC inspector general, Randolph AFB, Texas.

Col. John K. Forsythe Jr., Secretary of Defense Force Transformation strategist, Washington D.C., will become 49th Operations Group commander, Holloman AFB, N.M.

Col. Gail B. Colvin, 49th Mission Support Group commander, Holloman AFB, N.M., will become 34th Training Wing vice commandant of cadets, Air Force Academy, Colo.

Col. Mark D. Engeman, Air and Space Expeditionary Force Center vice commander, Langley AFB, Va., will become 49th Mission Support Group commander, Holloman AFB, N.M.

Col. Jon A. Roop, 332d Expeditionary Mission Support Group commander, Balad Air Base, Iraq, will become Air Mobility Command Expeditionary Combat Support Division chief, Scott AFB, Ill.

Col. David L. Reynolds, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Programs Branch chief, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, will become 332nd Expeditionary Mission Support Group commander, Balad Air Base, Iraq.

Col. John B. Norton Jr., 379th Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, will become 34th Training Wing Center for Character Development director, Air Force Academy, Colo.

Col. Jeffrey L. Fraser, Air Force Operational Training Division chief, Pentagon, Washington D.C., will become 379th Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Col. Charles K. Hyde, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, will become Joint Logistics Operations Center division chief, Pentagon, Washington D.C.

Col. Charles A. Hamilton, 314th Operations Group commander, Little Rock AFB, Ark., will become 386th Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.

Col. John W. Mcdonald, 386th Expeditionary Operations Group commander, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, will become 43rd Airlift Wing vice commander, Pope AFB, N.C.

Col. Ronald J. Celentano, Air Force Functional Capability Board Focused Logistics Division chief, Pentagon, Washington D.C., will become 386th Expeditionary Operations Group commander, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.

Col. Linda K. Mcmahon, ACC Communications Group commander, Langley AFB, Va., will become Global Communications and Information deputy director, Langley AFB, Va.

Col. Arthur G. Hatcher Jr., Joint Staff Spectrum, Intern and MCEB division chief, Pentagon, Washington D.C., will become ACC Communications Group commander, Langley AFB, Va.

Col. Michael E. Mckinney, 57th Operations Group commander, Nellis AFB, Nev., will become Air Force Operational Training Division chief, Pentagon, Washington D.C.

Col. Eric S. Mathewson, ACC Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System Management Organization chief, Langley AFB, Va., will become 57th Operations Group commander, Nellis AFB, Nev.

Col. Bret T. Klassen, 2nd Maintenance Group commander, Barksdale AFB, La., will become U.S. Air Forces in Europe Munitions Division chief, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

Col. Steven E. Shinkle, Air War College student, Maxwell AFB, Ala., will become 2nd Maintenance Group commander, Barksdale AFB, La.

Col. Alfred M. Lewis, 28th Mission Support Group commander, Ellsworth AFB, S.D., will become AFELM Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessment Team chief, Arlington, Va.

Col. Renita D. Alexander, 374th Mission Support Group deputy commander, Yokota Air Base, Japan, will become 28th Mission Support Group commander, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.




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