February 6, 2009

Va. Guard senior officer assignments announced

From Staff Reports

RICHMOND, Va. — Maj. Gen. Robert B. Newman, Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia announced on Feb. 6 several senior officer assignments for the Virginia Army National Guard.

"Each of these officers brings a wealth of knowledge to their new assignment and I am confident that each one of these officers will continue to excel in their new assignment," Newman said.

Click HERE to download a PDF of the memo announcing the moves.

Officer
Position
Date
Col. Stephen L. Huxtable Assistant Adjutant General (Army) April 15, 2009
Col. Robert L. Tucker Jr. Joint Task Force Commander Feb. 1, 2009
Col. Fred C. Bolton Fire Support Coordinator, 29th Infantry Division May 1, 2009
Col. Marie M. Mahoney Commander, 183rd Regional Training Institute July 1, 2009
Col. John K. McGrew Commander, Information Operations Support Command May 1, 2009
Lt. Col. Walter L. Mercer Resident, U.S. Army War College July 1, 2009
Col. Edward R. Morgan Director of Strategic Plans & Initiatives, Joint Force Headquarters- Virginia July 1, 2009
Col. William J. O'Neill Officer in Charge, Joint Reserve Unit, U.S. Joint Forces Command July 1, 2009
Col. Blake C. Ortner Commander, 116th Brigade Combat Team June 27, 2009
Col. William R. Phillips II Special Project Officer, Joint Force Headquarters- Virginia June 27, 2009
Lt. Col. William J. Coffin Deputy Commander, 116th Brigade Combat Team June 27, 2009
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