Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

May 12, 2022

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

Air Force Lt. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.  Guillot is currently serving as commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command; commander, Ninth Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command; and Combined Forces Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Alexus G. Grynkewich for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command; commander, Ninth Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command; and Combined Forces Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.  Grynkewich is currently serving as director, Operations, J-3, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. 

Air Force Maj. Gen. Richard G. Moore Jr. for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy chief of staff, Plans and Programs, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Moore is currently serving as director of programs, deputy chief of staff, Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles L. Plummer for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as the judge advocate general of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Plummer is currently serving as the deputy judge advocate general, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael J. Schmidt for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as director, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense Arlington, Virginia.  Schmidt is currently serving as program executive officer, Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks, Air Force Life Cycle Management, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.