President Obama has nominated 36 Air Force colonels for promotion to brigadier general, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Tuesday. This follows the Nov. 23 announcement of the nominations of 20 Air Force officers for general officer promotions.

The latest colonels nominated to receive their first star:

  • Kenneth Bibb Jr., currently vice commander, 618th Air Operations Center, Tanker Airlift Control Center, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • Angela Cadwell, executive officer to the deputy commander, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.
  • Martin Chapin, deputy director, operations and plans, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • James Cluff, senior military assistant to the undersecretary of defense for intelligence, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon.
  • Charles Corcoran, commander, 3rd Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
  • Sean Farrell, commander, 1st Special Operations Wing, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida.
  • Chad Franks, senior executive officer to the vice chief of staff, Air Force headquarters, Pentagon.
  • Alexus Grynkewich, chief, integration and planning, deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, Air Force headquarters, Pentagon.
  • Timothy Haugh, commander, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
  • Christopher Hill, deputy director of resource integration, deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering, and force protection, Air Force headquarters.
  • Eric Hill, special assistant to the commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Samuel Hinote, military assistant to the deputy secretary of defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon.
  • William Holt II, commander, 352nd Special Operations Wing, Air Force Special Operations Command, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom.
  • Linda Hurry, commander, 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • Matthew Isler, commander, 12th Flying Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
  • Kyle Kremer, executive officer to the commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • John Kubinec, senior special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, and commander, U.S. European Command, Brussels.
  • Douglas Lamberth, vice superintendent, Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Lance Landrum, director for colonel management, Deputy Chief of Staff Manpower, Personnel and Services, Air Force headquarters.
  • Jeannie Leavitt, principal military assistant to the secretary of defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon.
  • William Liquori Jr., senior military assistant to the undersecretary of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon.
  • Michael Lutton, commander, 91st Missile Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
  • Corey Martin, special assistant to the commander, U.N. Command and Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea, U.S. Pacific Command, Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
  • Tom Miller, vice commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Richard Moore Jr., chief, program integration division, deputy chief of staff strategic plans and requirements, Air Force headquarters.
  • James Peccia III, director for budget operations and personnel, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon.
  • Heather Pringle, executive officer to the chief of staff, Air Force headquarters.
  • Michael Schmidt, program executive officer for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and special operations forces, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • James Sears Jr., director for assignments and air expeditionary force operations, Air Force Personnel Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
  • Daniel Simpson, commander, National Security Agency/Central Security Service Texas, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
  • Mark Slocum, commander, 4th Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
  • Robert Spalding III, chief, China, Taiwan and Mongolia Division, J-5 Joint Staff, Pentagon.
  • William Spangenthal, director, Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Executive Action Group, Air Force headquarters.
  • Edward Thomas Jr., commander, Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
  • John Wilcox II, commander, 341st Missile Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana.
  • Michael Winkler, commander, 354th Fighter Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Eielson, Air Force Base, Alaska.
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