Maj. Gen. Patrick Burden, deputy commander of U.S. Forces-Afghanistan's Combined Security Transition Command, is being assigned to the U.S. Army's Futures Command to serve as deputy commanding general for acquisition and systems management.
The officer will perform his new duties in Austin, Texas, the Department of Defense said Friday.
Burden has contributed management work to a number of acquisition efforts including U.S. Transportation Command's Global Transportation Network and the General Fund Enterprise Business System.
Burden also held operational roles for missions in Germany, Southwest Asia and Fort Lewis, Washington. He is a recipient of the Defense Superior Service Medal.