By ANDREA WALES
U.S. Army Human Resources Command PAO
Maj. Gen. Richard Mustion, the commanding general of U.S. Army Human Resources Command, will preside over the investiture ceremony of The Adjutant General of the U.S. Army and executive director of the Military Postal Service Agency on the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex quad March 11 at noon.
The Adjutant General of the U.S. Army is a position first established by the Continental Congress June 16, 1775. Nowadays, the Adjutant General Corps is at the forefront of transforming the way the Army manages its most valuable resource—people.
Brig. Gen. David “Mac” MacEwen comes to HRC from the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson, S.C. Previous to his time as SSI commanding general, he was assigned as the executive officer to the Army’s vice chief of staff, who at the time was Gen. Peter Chiarelli. MacEwen once served as the chief of staff at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.
As the incoming adjutant general, MacEwen, who follows Brig. Gen. Jason Evans, will assume leadership of two military entities:
n MacEwen will become the director of The Adjutant General Directorate, or TAGD, at HRC. TAGD administers numerous Army programs, such as Combat-Related Special Compensation, and Casualty and Mortuary Affairs at Fort Knox. TAGD also administers the Joint Personal Effects Depot at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
n MacEwen will also become the 17th executive director of the Military Postal Service Agency, which was established in 1980. As the single manager for military mail, he will be responsible for its movement on commercial and military aircraft as well as commercial sealift vessels to nearly 2,000 post offices in 85 countries.
Evans will go on to become the deputy commanding officer for operations at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command at Joint Base San Antonio, which comprises Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base and Randolph AFB.