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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

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

Space Force Maj. Gen. Philip A. Garrant for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy chief of space operations for strategy, plans, programs, and requirements, Office of the Chief of Space Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Garrant is currently serving as the program executive for ground-based weapon systems, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.