WASHINGTON (07/19/2000) - The Pentagon announced yesterday that U.S. 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 duties.
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 U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John Woodward.