Fort Bragg Getting New Deputy Chief of Staff at US Army Forces Command

Fort Bragg will soon welcome a new general officer.

Two other Army leader with local ties also are headed to new jobs, according to assignments announced by the Pentagon.

Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels has been selected to serve as deputy chief of staff at U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg.

Daniels is assistant deputy chief of staff for intelligence in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 for the Army. She previously worked for U.S. Africa Command and has commanded military intelligence and basic training units during more than 32 years of active and reserve service. That service includes deployments to Kosovo, where she served in a civil affairs unit, and Iraq, where she was chief of plans and integration and then director for intelligence at the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq.

Officials also said Maj. Gen. Gordon B. "Skip" Davis Jr. and Maj. Gen. Daniel P. Hughes would be receiving new jobs in the near future.

Davis will become director, J-3, for U.S. European Command in Germany. He most recently served as commander of the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.

Davis previously served as deputy chief of staff for operations and intelligence for Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Belgium and as deputy commanding general of the U.S. Combined Arms Center for Leader Development and Education during his approximately 35-year military career.

He has deployed in support of U.S., NATO and United Nation's operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Mozambique, Zaire, Rwanda, Congo and Liberia.

Davis' Fort Bragg ties come as an officer in airborne units. He served as a rifle platoon leader, company commander, battalion operations officer and brigade executive officer of airborne units in Italy and Fort Bragg.

He later served with the 18th Airborne Corps.

Hughes will become director for test at the Missile Defense Agency at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

He most recently served as deputy commanding general for support at the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.

Hughes has served for more than 30 years, including assignments as program executive officer for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical and in various field artillery roles.

During Operations Desert Shield and Storm, Hughes served as a fire director officer for the 18th Airborne Corps.

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