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Military arrivals, departures and events in Hampton Roads
The Virginian-Pilot © July 18, 2011
Retired Lt. Col. Eric Endries has joined the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program as regional director for greater Hampton Roads. He formerly served as the Army's chief of officer education systems with Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe.
Maj. Gen. Keith C. Walker has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy commanding general, futures, and director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center at Fort Monroe. Walker has been commanding general of the Brigade Modernization Command at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Col. Bradford J. Shwedo, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, will become director of intelligence at Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base. He has served as director for cyber planning and operations and deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy at the Pentagon.
Capt. Paul Gronemeyer has assumed command of Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic from Capt. Craig Yager. Gronemeyer had been deputy director of programs in the Office of Legislative Affairs in Washington. Yager's next assignment is in Washington as executive assistant to the director of warfare integration.
Maj. Patrick Stefanek has retired from the U.S. Marine Corps. He had served with Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic in Virginia Beach since July 2009. He enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1987 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in May 1991.
Photo scanning sessions Seeking current and historic photos of naval aviation in Hampton Roads for a book celebrating the centennial of Navy flight. July 26, 5 to 8 p.m., The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave. Norfolk. July 27, 4 to 7 p.m., Princess Anne Library, Virginia Beach; July 30, 1 to 4 p.m., Meyera Oberndorf Central Library, Virginia Beach. Details: norfolk.navalbook.com.
2011 Military Challenge 5K run/military-style obstacle course, kids' mini-challenge and family entertainment, 8 a.m. to noon, July 30, Virginia Beach Sportsplex, 2181 Landstown Road, Virginia Beach. Open to the public, $5 off for active-duty registration. Details: www.themilitarychallenge.com.