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General Officer Assignments

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:04
The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, to commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Col. Mark A. Baird, who
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DoD Releases 2014 Annual Report on Suicide

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:00
 Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) released its 2014 calendar year Suicide Event Report (DoDSER), which details the number of suicide attempts and deaths for U.S. service members.The DoDSER also includes detailed assessments of demographic information, behavioral health history, and deployment history. Data for each DoDSER report were
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Senior Executive Service Announcement

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 16:11
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointment: Henrietta K. Brisbon has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and has been assigned as vice procurement services executive and deputy chief, Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Fort Meade, Maryland.
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Navy Flag Officer Assignment

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:37
The Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations announced today the following assignment:Rear Admiral (lower half) Collin P. Green will be assigned as commander, Special Operations Command South, U.S. Southern Command, Homestead Air Force Base, Florida.  Green is currently serving as executive officer to Supreme Allied Commander, Europe,
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General Officer Announcements

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 15:15
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven L. Basham for appointment to the rank of major general. Basham is currently serving as the deputy director for requirements, J-8, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.Air Force Brig. Gen. Carl A.
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