Brief: Two military commands in Iraq get new leaders
A pair of critical U.S. military commands training Iraqi security forces will soon get new commanders, the Pentagon announced Friday.
Brig. Gen. Robin P. Swan has been tapped to command the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team, or CMATT, in Iraq. Swan is currently director of concept development and experimentation at the Army Capabilities Integration Center, Fort Monroe, Va.
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Jones, deputy director for politico-military affairs (Middle East) on the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C., will become commander of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team in Iraq, officials said.
Also on Friday, the Pentagon announced that Brig. Gen. Walter L. Davis, commander of the Joint Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence, at Indian Springs Airfield, Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has been tapped as director of operational maneuver, Third U.S. Army/U.S. Army Central at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Brig. Gen. Joseph E. Martz, who currently holds that position, has been tapped to replace Swan at the Army Capabilities Integration Center at Fort Monroe.