Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

Sept. 14, 2021

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

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Michael E. Langley for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command; commanding general, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic; and commander, Marine Forces North, Norfolk, Virginia.  Langley is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command; commanding general, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic; and commander, Marine Forces North, Norfolk, Virginia.

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Gregg P. Olson for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as director, Marine Corps Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.  Olson is currently serving as staff director of the Marine Corps, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Lance K. Landrum for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy chairman, NATO Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium.  Landrum is currently serving as director, operations, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.