Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

March 26, 2019

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan announced today that the president made the following nominations:

Air Force Gen. John W. Raymond for appointment to the rank of general, and assignment as commander, U.S. Space Command; and commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  Raymond is currently serving as commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. 

Air Force Lt. General Jeffrey L. Harrigian for appointment to the rank of general, and assignment as commander, U.S. Air Forces Europe; commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa; commander, Allied Air Command; and director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.  Harrigian is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Europe; and deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa.