General Officer Announcements 27 May

U.S. Department of Defense

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Air Force Maj. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy chief of staff, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Cyber Effects Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Lauderback is currently serving as deputy chief of space operations for intelligence, Office of the Chief of Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Space Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Brig. Gen. David W. Abba for appointment to the grade of major general. Abba is currently serving as the director, Department of Defense Special Access Programs Central Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles E. Brown Jr. for appointment to the grade of major general. Brown is currently serving as the chief of staff, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Joel L. Carey for appointment to the grade of major general. Carey is currently serving as the deputy chief of staff, Operations, NATO, Headquarters Allied Air Command, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Julian C. Cheater for appointment to the grade of major general. Cheater is currently serving as the commanding general, Over-the-Horizon Counterterrorism, U.S. Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Darren R. Cole for appointment to the grade of major general. Cole is currently serving as the director, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Heath A. Collins for appointment to the grade of major general. Collins is currently serving as the Air Force program executive officer for weapons, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Douglas S. Coppinger for appointment to the grade of major general. Coppinger is currently serving as the deputy chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Daniel A. DeVoe for appointment to the grade of major general. DeVoe is currently serving as the commander, 618th Air Operations Center, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven G. Edwards for appointment to the grade of major general. Edwards is currently serving as the chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael A. Greiner for appointment to the grade of major general. Greiner is currently serving as the director, Financial Management, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Stephen F. Jost for appointment to the grade of major general. Jost is currently serving as the deputy director, Joint Strategic Planning, J-5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Brig. Gen. John M. Klein Jr. for appointment to the grade of major general. Klein is currently serving as the inspector general, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Daniel T. Lasica for appointment to the grade of major general. Lasica is currently serving as the director, Current Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Benjamin R. Maitre for appointment to the grade of major general. Maitre is currently serving as the director, Force Structure, Requirements, Resources and Strategic Assessments, J-8, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller for appointment to the grade of major general. Miller is currently serving as the commander, 502d Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Air Force Brig. Gen. John P. Newberry for appointment to the grade of major general. Newberry is currently serving as the Air Force program executive officer for bombers, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Evan L. Pettus for appointment to the grade of major general. Pettus is currently serving as the vice commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Air Combat Command, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Bradley L. Pyburn for appointment to the grade of major general. Pyburn is currently serving as the director of operations, 16th Air Force; and deputy commander, Joint Force Headquarters Cyber, Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark B. Pye for appointment to the grade of major general. Pye is currently serving as the director, Concepts and Strategy; and deputy chief of staff, Air Force Futures, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Brig. Gen. David J. Sanford for appointment to the grade of major general. Sanford is currently serving as the commander, Defense Logistics Agency – Aviation, Defense Logistics Agency, Richmond, Virginia.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Jennifer M. Short for appointment to the grade of major general. Short is currently serving as the deputy director, Strategic Planning and Policy, J-5, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.

Air Force Brig. Gen. David W. Snoddy for appointment to the grade of major general. Snoddy is currently serving as the deputy director, Operations, J-3, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Alice W. Trevino for appointment to the grade of major general. Trevino is currently serving as the commander, Air Force Installation Contracting Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Parker H. Wright for appointment to the grade of major general. Wright is currently serving as the director, Intelligence and Information, J-2, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.

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