U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Stephen Clark, special assistant to the deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, and Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, deputy assistant secretary for programs at the Office of the Assistant Secretary, have been assigned to new roles within the Defense Department.
DoD said Tuesday Clark will serve as the deputy assistant secretary of programs at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller.
Clark previously held roles under the Special Operations Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, National Counterterrorism Center, Joint Special Operations Command, 4th Special Operations Squadron and the 27th Special Operations Wing.
Gersten, former Central Command deputy commander of operations and intelligence, has been appointed as the director of strategic plans at the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Requirements, DoD noted.
Gersten previously served in roles with the 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force-Levant, Air Combat Command, Joint Staff and the Interagency Counter Terrorism Task Force.