The Army chief of staff announced several assignments affecting the Middle East late Monday night:
¶ Maj. Gen. Kenneth W. Hunzeker has been assigned as commander of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq. He is currently commander of the 1st Infantry Division. Earlier this week, Hunzeker presided over a ceremony marking the departure of the 1st ID headquarters from Germany.
¶ Maj. Gen. Kathleen M. Gainey, deputy chief of staff for resources and sustainment at Multi-National Force-Iraq, has been assigned as commander of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command in Alexandria, Va.
¶ Brig. Gen. Steven M. Anderson, assistant chief of staff at the United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea and deputy commander (support) of the Eighth U.S. Army, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff for resources and sustainment at Multi-National Force-Iraq.
¶ Brig. Gen. David B. Lacquement, director of intelligence at U.S. Southern Command, Miami, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff for intelligence at Multi-National Force-Iraq.