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Air Marshal Sohail Aman will assume command on Thursday after Air Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt's tenure expires.
Luciano Portolano, who is due to assume command of UNIFIL on 24 July, also attended the meeting.
It is my great privilege to assume command of the forces participating in Exercise Steadfast Javelin 1," he noted in a press statement.
Delgado will assume command at formal rites that President Aquino will preside over at the Fernando Air Base in Lipa City, Batangas on Friday.
John Fletcher, archdeacon of the Anglican Military Ordinariate of the Canadian Forces, has been appointed chaplain general and will assume command of the chaplain branch in Ottawa this fall.
46sec and is fancied to assume command before the fifth turn.
According to notification, Asif Sandila is also promoted to the rank of Admiral and he would assume command of Pakistan Navy after retirement of Admiral Noman Bashir.
Joyner is slated to command CVW-14, which is currently assigned to USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and is likely to join the unit first as deputy CAG in September 2011 and then assume command 12 to 18 months later, according to Navy spokesman Lt.
Brigadier General Jon Vance will temporarily assume command of Canadian forces in Afghanistan, a job he held previously, the military said.
Lloyd Austin has been appointed for this post in Iraq and will assume command within three months after the completion of Odierno's mission in the country," Nader Suleiman told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
CRICKET: A century from captain Ricky Ponting, his first in India, helped Australia assume command on the first day of the First Test in Bangalore.
It is a great honor to assume command of such a fine group of airmen as a new chapter in the 432nd is opened," he said.