MG Patrick D. Sargent, Class of 2005, commanding general, Regional Health Command - Pacific (Provisional); command surgeon, US Army Pacific; senior market manager, Hawaii Enhanced Multi-Service Market; and chief, US Army Medical Service Corps, Honolulu, HI, has been assigned as deputy commanding general (Operations), US Army Medical Command; and chief, US Army Medical Service Corps, Joint Base Antonio, TX.
Brig Gen William P. West, Class of 2010, deputy commander, Combined Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa, US Africa Command, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, has been assigned as deputy director of operations, J-3 Headquarters, US Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.
Col Heather L. Pringle, Class of 2011, who has been selected to the grade of brigadier general; executive officer to the chief of staff, US Air Force, Headquarters US Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, DC, to commander, 502d Air Base Wing; and commander, Joint Base San Antonio, Air education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, TX.
Brig Gen Kirk W. Smith, Class of 2011, director, plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, FL, has been assigned as director, force management and development, Headquarters US Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, FL.
Maj Gen Peter E Gersten, Class of 2004, deputy commander, operations and intelligence, Combined Joint Task Force, Operation Inherent Resolve, US Central Command; and commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Levant, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia, has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary for programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, DC.
BG Michael E. Kurilla, Class of 2009, deputy director for special operations and counter-terrorism, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, DC, has been assigned as commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC.