Office of the Chief of Staff, Army General Officer Announcement

By Army Public AffairsDecember 12, 2016

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WASHINGTON (December 12, 2016) -- The following officers were confirmed by the Senate on December 7:

Maj. Gen. James H. Dickinson for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the Commanding General, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. He is currently serving as Chief of Staff, United States Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas. He most recently served as Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the Commanding General, I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. He is currently serving as Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

The following Army National Guard officers have been confirmed by the Senate for Federal recognition in the next higher grade:

To Major General

Brig. Gen. Benjamin F. Adams III

Brig. Gen. Wayne L. Black

Brig. Gen. Christopher M. Burns

Brig. Gen. Kurt S. Crytzer

Brig. Gen. Ivan E. Denton

Brig. Gen. James C. Ernst

Brig. Gen. Kevin R. Griese

Brig. Gen. Patrick M. Hamilton

Brig. Gen. Mark G. Malanka

Brig. Gen. Roy V. McCarty

Brig. Gen. Blake C. Ortner

Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Petty

Brig. Gen. Jessie R. Robinson

Brig. Gen. Steven T. Scott

Brig. Gen. Raymond F. Shields, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Bryan E. Suntheimer

Brig. Gen. Kirk E. Vanpelt

Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Wojtecki

Brig. Gen. Michael R. Zerbonia

To Brigadier General

Col. Michael A. Abell

Col. Joseph L. Biehler

Col. Janeen L. Birckhead

Col. Marti J. Bissell

Col. Scott J. Boespflug

Col. Patrick R. Bossetta

Col. Thomas R. Bouchard

Col. Robert A. Boyette

Col. Kenneth E. Brandt

Col. Stanley E. Budraitis

Col. Anthony R. Camacho

Col. Mike A. Canzoneri

Col. Rita B. Casey

Col. Gregory P. Chaney

Col. Paul B. Chauncey III

Col. Bobby L. Christine

Col. Edward J. Chrystal, Jr.

Col. William E. Crane

Col. Darrell W. Daniels

Col. Gregory T. Day

Col. Henry S. Dixon

Col. Scott A. Doust

Col. Dwaine E. Drummond

Col. Diane L. Dunn

Col. Robert A. Dwan

Col. Leonard H. Dyer, Jr.

Col. Steve D. Elliott

Col. Francis J. Evon, Jr.

Col. Kelly A. Fisher

Col. Robert C. Frick

Col. Robert B. Gaston

Col. Andrew L. Gibson

Col. Kerry W. Goodman

Col. William D. Griswold

Col. Ellis F. Hopkins III

Col. Dennis J. Humphrey

Col. Robert W. Intress

Col. Richard F. Johnson

Col. Jeffrey A. Jones

Col. Eric T. Judkins

Col. Kipling V. Kahler

Col. Moses Kaoiwi, Jr.

Col. Eric K. Little

Col. Zachary E. Maner

Col. James R. Mathews

Col. Mark A. Merlino

Col. Douglas R. Messner

Col. David J. Mikolaities

Col. Charles W. Moore

Col. Leah M. Moore

Col. Michel A. Natali

Col. Reginald G. A. Neal

Col. John M. Oberkirsch

Col. Stephen E. Osborn

Col. Rodney B. Painting

Col. Chad J. Parker

Col. Mark A. Piterski

Col. Roger A. Presley, Jr.

Col. Jose J. Reyes

Col. Frank M. Rice

Col. Timothy L. Rieger

Col. James W. Ring

Col. John W. Rueger

Col. Adam R. Silvers

Col. Jeffrey D. Smiley

Col. Michael E. Spraggins

Col. Steven E. Stivers

Col. Mechelle M. Tuttle

Col. Jeffrey P. Van

Col. Thomas M. Vickers, Jr.

Col. Louis W. Wilham