Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

July 29, 2020

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

Air Force Maj. Gen. Sam C. Barrett for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as director for logistics, J-4, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Barrett is currently serving as commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.