Kellogg named to C4 post
- By George I. Seffers
- Jul 19, 2000
The Pentagon announced yesterday that Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Kellogg has
been selected for promotion and assignment to become the new director of
command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems on the Joint
Chiefs of Staff.
Kellogg currently serves as the Army's assistant chief of staff for operations
and plans. In his new position, he will be responsible for providing the
joint chiefs advice and recommendations on C4 matters; supporting warfighters
from the Commanders in Chief to the shooter; overseeing support for the
National Military Command System; and identifying and resolving military
aspects of information-based issues of national importance, among other
Kellogg received his commission as a second lieutenant in 1967 and his promotion
to major general in 1996. He served in Vietnam and commanded Special Operations
Command, Europe, and earned the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver StarDefense
Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star
Medal with "V" Device, and the Bronze Star Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters,
among numerous other awards.
Kellogg will replace Air Force Lt. Gen. John Woodward.