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Gen. Anthony Cotton Assumes Air Force Global Strike Command Leadership

Gen. Anthony Cotton

Gen. Anthony Cotton has assumed leadership of Air Force Global Strike Command, becoming the sixth commander and first African American to lead the major command responsible for providing strike, combat and strategic deterrence support to U.S. geographic combatant commands. Cotton officially succeeded Gen. Tim Ray as commander of AFGSC at a ceremony held at Barksdale AF Base in Louisiana. 

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Capt. Gregory Petrovic Assumes Command of Navy’s Corporate Laboratory; Rear Adm. Lorin Selby Quoted

Gregory Petrovic

Capt. Gregory Petrovic, formerly an executive officer of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), has started his new duties as commanding officer of NRL. Petrovic succeeds Capt. Ricardo Vigil, who will transition to the position of deputy director in the Navy Office of Low Observable and Counter-Low Observable Policy, Technology and Advanced Projects.

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Adm. Charles Richard Now Commander of USSTRATCOM

Adm. Charles Richard of the U.S. Navy has assumed leadership of U.S. Strategic Command at a ceremony that took place Monday. Richard, USSTRATCOM's former deputy commander, succeeds Gen. John Hyten, who will go on to serve as Joint Chiefs of Staff's vice chairman, the command said Monday.

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Col. Matthew Kelly to Lead V-22 Joint Program Office Within NAVAIR

Col. Matthew Kelly, formerly MV-22 military lead for the V-22 Osprey program, has assumed leadership of the V-22 Joint Program Office within the Naval Air Systems Command and succeeded former program manager Col. Dan Robinson. NAVAIR said Thursday Kelly will lead PMA-275’s work to oversee the full lifecycle of the tiltrotor aircraft …

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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone Takes Charge of Army Cyber Command

Lt. Gen Paul Nakasone, formerly commander of the U.S. Cyber Command’s cyber national mission force, has assumed new duties as head of the U.S. Army Cyber Command and 2nd Army. He succeeds Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, who will transition to the role of director at the Army’s Office of Business Transformation, the service branch …

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Steven Renly Takes Command of Naval Special Warfare Group 11

U.S. Navy Capt. Steven Renly has succeeded Roger Meek as commander of the Naval Special Warfare Group 11 during a change of command ceremony on Aug. 5 at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. The Navy said Saturday Meek will also serve as commanding officer of the Navy Operational Support Center Ventura County. NSWG 11 …

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Rear Adm. Brian Brakke Takes Helm of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command

Rear Adm. Brian Brakke, former deputy director of operations and intelligence integration at the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, has assumed a new role as head of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. The U.S. Navy said Friday Brakke officially took command of NECC from Rear Adm. Frank Morneau during a ceremony at Joint Expeditionary …

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