Keesler commander reassigned to Kuwait

Brig. Gen. Greg Touhill
Brig. Gen. Greg Touhill

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, MS (WLOX) - Brig. Gen. Greg Touhill, 81st Training Wing commander, has been selected for a new assignment as Chief, Office of Military Cooperation, U.S. Central Command, Kuwait.

"Headquarters Air Force is working with U.S. Central Command for my report date," General Touhill said. "I expect the change of command will be soon, yet I intend to run hard through the finish line here at Keesler."

General Touhill came to Keesler in October 2007 and pinned on the rank of brigadier general in September. He commands 12,000 Airmen and civilians, providing technical training for officers, enlisted and civilians of the Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and other Defense Department agencies.

An announcement of General Touhill's replacement is expected soon.