Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Assignments

Nov. 10, 2020

The secretary of the Air Force announces the following general officer assignments:

Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Purdy will be assigned as commander, 45th Space Wing; and director, Eastern Range, U.S. Space Force, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.  Purdy is currently serving as director, plans, programs, and financial management, Headquarters U.S. Space Force, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

Brig. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess will be assigned as director, space and cyber operations, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  Schiess is currently serving as commander, 45th Space Wing; and director, Eastern Range, U.S. Space Force, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.