Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

March 4, 2020

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Air Force Lt. Gen. Jon T. Thomas for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy commander, Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.  Thomas is currently serving as deputy commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy G. Fay for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as the director of staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Fay is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, strategy, integration and requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.

Air Force Maj. Gen. David A. Krumm for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as commander, Alaskan Command, U.S. Northern Command; commander, Eleventh Air Force, Pacific Air Forces; and commander, Alaskan North American Defense Region, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.  Krumm is currently serving as director, global power programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.