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Enterprise Information Systems, with a
ceremony at Fort Belvoir, VA, Feb. 2.
Devine helped develop and organize PM
P2E, which was stood up in April 2009.
The program is responsible for delivering
capabilities that provide full-spectrum
network and information services across
a globally connected Army.
He is succeeded by Art Olson, who will
ser ve as Acting PM. Olson previously
ser ved as Deputy PM P2E.
CSM Stephen D. Blake retired after
more than 30 years of service, with a cere-
mony at Rock Island Arsenal, IL, Jan. 18.
Blake most recently served as U.S. Army
Sustainment Command (ASC) Com-
mand Sergeant Major, a position he had
held since June 2008.
During the ceremony, Blake received
the Distinguished Ser vice Medal.
He has also received the Legion of
Merit and the Bronze Star Medal
with two Oak Leaf Clusters, among
He is succeeded by CSM James E. Spen-
cer, who most recently served with the
21st Theater Sustainment Command,
CSM Hector Marin retired as the Senior
NCO for the U.S. Army Research, Devel-
opment, and Engineering Command
(RDECOM) on Jan. 19, after more than
30 years of active duty.
Marin previously served as the 12th
Combat Aviation Brigade's CSM. He
has received the Defense Meritorious
Ser vice Medal, the Bronze Star Medal
with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the
Meritorious Ser vice Medal with three
Oak Leaf clusters, among other awards
a nd honors.
He is succeeded by CSM Lebert Beharie,
who recently ser ved as CSM, 101st Com-
bat Aviation Brigade, Fort Campbell, KY.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta
announced that President Barack Obama
has nominated the following Soldiers for
LTG Dennis L. Via, currently Deputy
CG/Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Materiel
Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL.
To lieutenant general:
MG David D. Halverson, currently
CG, U.S. Army Fires Center of Excel-
lence and Fort Sill, OK.
MG Patricia E. McQuistion, currently
CG, ASC, Rock Island Arsenal, IL.
To major general:
BG Karen E. Dyson, currently Director,
Business Operations, Office of Business
Transformation, Office of the Secretary
of the Army, Washington, DC.
BG Harold J. Greene, currently Pro-
gram Executive Officer Intelligence,
Electronic Warfare, and Sensors, Aber-
deen Proving Ground, MD.
BG Stephen R. Lyons, currently
Director for Logistics Operations,
Readiness, Force Integration, and Strat-
egy (G-4/3/5/7), Office of the Deputy
Chief of Staff, G-4, Washington, DC.
BG Gustave F. Perna, currently CG,
Joint Munitions Lethality, Life Cycle
Management Command/Joint Muni-
tions Command, Rock Island Arsenal.
CG, 21st Theater Sustainment Com-
mand, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh
BG Darrell K. Williams, currently
Commander, Defense Logistics Agency
Land and Maritime, Columbus, OH.
To brigadier general:
COL Duane A. Gamble, currently
Director for Strategy and Integration,
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff,
G-4, Washington, DC.
COL James E. Simpson, currently
Senior Contracting Official -- Iraq,
Joint Theater Support Contracting
Command, Operation New Dawn.
Dale A. Ormond became Director of
RDECOM during a ceremony Feb. 10 at
Aberdeen Proving Ground. He is the first
civilian executive to lead the organiza-
tion since its activation in 2004. Ormond
previously served as Deputy to the CG of
the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center,
Fort Leavenworth, KS, a post he had held
Ormond is a 1985 graduate of the U.S.
Naval Academy and holds an M.S. in
environmental systems engineering
from Clemson University. He was
selected for the Senior Executive Service
in July 2004.
He succeeds MG Nickola s G. Justice,
RDECOM CG and Aberdeen Proving
Ground Installation Commander since
December 2009, who is serving as Spe-
cial Assistant to the Military Deputy/
Director, U.S. Army Acquisition Corps,
CMA NAMES ACTING DIRECTOR
Don E. Barclay became Acting Direc-
tor of the U.S. Army Chemical Materials
Agency (CMA) on Feb. 26. He previously
ser ved as CMA's Deputy Director, a posi-
tion he had held since February 2008.
He replaces Conrad F. Whyne, who was
assigned as Program Executive Officer
Assembled Chemical Weapons Alterna-
tives, Aberdeen Proving Ground.
ON THE MOVE
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