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Carter Proposes Updates to Goldwater-Nichols Act

DOD NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (APRIL 5, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON—To best confront challenges in an increasingly complex world, the law that defines much of the Defense Department’s institutional organization needs to be updated, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today.

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General Officer Announcements

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS RELEASE (PRESS OPERATIONS, DEC. 1, 2015)

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

  • Air Force Col. Martin A. Chapin has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Chapin is currently serving as the deputy director, operations and plans, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • Air Force Col. Christopher D. Hill has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Hill is currently serving as the deputy director of resource integration, deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering, and force protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Air Force Col. Linda S. Hurry has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Hurry is currently serving as commander, 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • Air Force Col. Kyle J. Kremer has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Kremer is currently serving as the executive officer to the commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • Air Force Col. Tom D. Miller has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Miller is currently serving as vice commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Air Force Col. Michael J. Schmidt has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Schmidt is currently serving as the program executive officer for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and special operations forces, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

 

General Officer Announcements

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS RELEASE (PRESS OPERATIONS, NOV. 23, 2015)

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

  • Air Force Col. William R. Kountz Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Kountz is currently serving as the associate director of logistics, deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering and force protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Air Force Col. Russell P. Reimer has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Reimer is currently serving as the mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Test Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base, California.