Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

June 9, 2020

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

Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark D. Kelly for appointment to the rank of general, with assignment as commander, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.  Kelly is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  

Air Force Lt. Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost for appointment to the rank of general, with assignment as commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  Van Ovost is currently serving as deputy commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Illinois.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Andrew A. Croft for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as military deputy commander, U.S. Southern Command, Doral, Florida.  Croft is currently serving as commander, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles L. Moore Jr. for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.  Moore is currently serving as director, operations, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Air Force Maj. Gen. Brian S. Robinson for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as deputy commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  Robinson is currently serving as director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois.