Army Aviation Alert

By Dan Dupont / July 10, 2012 at 7:39 PM

The Army yesterday announced its new commander of its Aviation Center of Excellence and Ft. Rucker, AL.

Maj. Gen. Kevin Magnum, who "most recently served" as the commander of U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, Ft. Bragg, NC, will take over for Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield, according to a Pentagon announcement.

Crutchfield, meanwhile, moves to the chief of staff job at U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, HI.

Two more Army moves were also announced:

Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, to assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. He most recently served as commanding general, 2nd Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Republic of Korea.

Brig. Gen. John S. Regan, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command/director, Army Evaluation Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to director, Requirements Integration Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.