TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. President Barack Obama has nominated several Air Force officers for promotions which will impact Tyndall Air Force Base.
Brig. Gen. Jack Briggs, II, has been promoted to the grade of Major General.
General Briggs is currently Vice Commander of the First Air Force Air Combat Command at Tyndall.
He'll be leaving that post to become Director of Operations at the U.S. Northern Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
He will be replaced by Col. David Hicks, who's being promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.
Col. Hicks will leave his current assignment as Vice Director of Operations at the North American Aerospace Defense Command at Peterson A.F.B to take over as Vice Commander of the First Air Force Air Combat Command at Tyndall.
The new assignments will take effect this summer.