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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Air Force Maj. Gen. John E. Shaw for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as deputy commander, United States Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  Shaw is currently serving as commander, Combined Force Space Component Command, United States Space Command, and commander, Space Operations Command, United States Space Force, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.