President nominates 20 Reserve officers for promotion
Brig. Gen. William B. Binger, Brig. Maryanne Miller and Col. Stephanie Gass are among 20 Air Force Reserve officers President Barack Obama has nominated for Reserve of the Air Force appointments to the next higher grade in an announcement by the Air Force Reserve Command Dec. 10, 2012. The nominations go forward to the Senate for confirmation. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Philip Rhodes)
by Air Force Reserve Command
12/10/2012 - WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- President Barack Obama has nominated 20 officers for Reserve of the Air Force Appointment to major general and brigadier general. The nominations move to the Senate for confirmation.
Nominated for promotion to major general are:
Brig. Gen. William B. "Blaze" Binger, 10th Air Force commander, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas.
Brig. Gen. Keith D. Kries, mobilization assistant to the commander, 8th Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
Brig. Gen. Maryanne Miller, deputy director, Partnership Strategy, the Joint Staff J-5, Washington, D.C.
Big. Gen. Jane C. Rohr, mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
Brig. Gen. Patricia Rose, mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
Brig. Gen. Jocelyn Seng, mobilization assistant to the Military Deputy Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Sheila Zuehlke, mobilization assistant to the commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Director, National Security Agency; and Chief Central Security Service, Ft. George Meade, Md.
Nominated for promotion to brigadier general are:
Col. Stephanie A. Gass, director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.
Col. Mary Hittmeier, mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Recruiting Service, Randolph AFB, Texas.
Col. Timothy P. Kelly, deputy director, Plans and Policy, U.S. European Command, Washington, D.C.
Col. Thomas E. Kittler, mobilization assistant to the director, Plans, Programs, Requirements and Assessments, HQ Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas.
Col. Kenneth R. Lapierre, mobilization assistant to the director of Logistics, HQ Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
Col. Mark L. Loeben, mobilization assistant to the director, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
Col. James F. Mackey, mobilization assistant to the director, Operations, Plans, Requirements and Programs, Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
Col. Lisa A. Naftzger-Kang, Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps and Assistant Surgeon General for Medical Development, Office of the Surgeon General, HQ U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.
Col. Walter J. Sams, mobilization assistant to the commander, 1st Air Force, Tyndall AFB, Fla.
Col. Christopher F. Skomars, deputy director of Installations, Logistics and Mission Support, HQ Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.
Col. Wade R. Smith, mobilization assistant to the director, Defense Contract Management Agency, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Alexandria, Va.
Col. Mark D. Stillwagon, mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, San Antonio, Texas.
Col. Curtis L. Williams, assistant deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs for Africa, the Joint Staff J-5, Washington, D.C.