Maj. Gen. (select) Michael V. Hayden assumed command of the Air Intelligence Agency, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas, earlier this month. Hayden previously served as director of intelligence for the U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany.
He succeeds Maj. Gen. John Casciano, who moved to the Pentagon to become Air Force assistant chief of staff for intelligence.
The Air Intelligence Agency has more than 16,000 military and civilian personnel serving at 895 locations around the world.
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The Agriculture Department appointed J. David Carlin as assistant secretary responsible for planning, formulating, directing and coordinating legislative affairs and intergovernmental relations for the USDA.
Before joining the USDA, Carlin was an attorney with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, where he focused on public law and policy.
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Michael V. Dunn has been appointed assistant secretary for marketing and regulatory programs at the USDA. He will manage the Agricultural Marketing Service, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. Dunn previously served as acting undersecretary for rural economic and community development at the USDA. He was also administrator of the USDA's Farmers Home Administration.
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Sequent Computer Systems Inc. named Dan Twomey manager of business development for its Federal Operations Division, McLean, Va.
He will head a new group working with systems integrators and software providers on major new federal programs.