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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

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

Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy chief of space operations, Operations, Cyber, and Nuclear, Office of the Chief of Space Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Burt is currently serving as special assistant, Office of the Vice Chief of Space Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Space Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.