Department of Defense news release (May 25, 2006): general officer assignments.
The chief of staff, Army announces the assignment of the following officers:
Maj. Gen. Randal R. Castro, commanding general, Army Maneuver Support Center and Fort Leonard Wood/commandant, Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood Fort Leonard Wood, U.S. army post, 71,000 acres (28,700 hectares), S central Mo.; est. 1940. It is one of the largest basic-training centers in the United States and also provides training for army engineers. , Mo., to deputy director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (or DTRA) is a combat support agency of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) whose primary function is to analyze potential threats to the United States, both homeland and abroad, and provide contingency plans for all such , Fort Belvoir Fort Belvoir is a United States military installation and a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 7,176 at the 2000 census. , Va.
Maj. Gen. William H. McCoy Jr., commander, Gulf Region Division, Army Corps of Engineers, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, to commanding general, Army Maneuver Support Center and Fort Leonard Wood/commandant, United States Army United States Army
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Brig. Gen. Stanley H. Lillie, commandant, Army Chemical School, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.