List of active duty United States Space Force general officers

Summary

Lt Gen Saltzman being presented with the very first three-star flag in the U.S. Space Force during his promotion, 14 August 2021.

This is a list of active duty United States Space Force general officers. There are currently 19 active duty general officers in the U.S. Space Force. All of them transferred from the United States Air Force. Space Force generals, like in other U.S. armed services, are nominated by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.

List of generals

U.S. Space Force general flag
No. Portrait Name Date of rank Current position Ref
1
John W. Raymond
John W. Raymond 25 October 2016[a] Chief of Space Operations [1]
2
David D. Thompson
David D. Thompson 1 October 2020 Vice Chief of Space Operations [2]

List of lieutenant generals

U.S. Space Force lieutenant general flag
No. Portrait Name Date of rank Current position Ref
1
Nina M. Armagno
Nina Armagno 6 August 2020 Director of Staff, Space Staff [3]
2
B. Chance Saltzman
B. Chance Saltzman 7 August 2020 Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Operations,
Cyber, and Nuclear
[4]
3
William J. Liquori Jr.
William Liquori 7 August 2020 Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Strategy,
Plans, Programs, Requirements, and Analysis
[5]
4
Stephen N. Whiting
Stephen Whiting 21 October 2020 Commander, Space Operations Command [6]
5
John E. Shaw
John E. Shaw 23 November 2020 Deputy Commander, United States Space Command [7]
6
Michael Guetlein
Michael Guetlein 13 August 2021 Commander, Space Systems Command [8]

List of major generals

U.S. Space Force major general flag
No. Portrait Name Date of rank Current position Ref
1
Philip A. Garrant
Philip Garrant 22 May 2020[b] PEO for Ground-Based Weapon Systems,
Missile Defense Agency
[9][10]
2
DeAnna M. Burt
DeAnna Burt 7 August 2020[c] Commander, Combined Force Space Component Command and
Vice Commander, Space Operations Command
[11][12]
3
David N. Miller Jr.
David N. Miller 6 July 2021 Director of Operations, Training, and Force Development, United States Space Command [13]

List of brigadier generals

U.S. Space Force brigadier general flag
No. Portrait Name Date of rank Current position Ref
1
Christopher S. Povak
Christopher Povak 2 March 2019 Deputy Director, Space Warfighting Analysis Center [14][15]
2
Steven P. Whitney
Steven P. Whitney 2 April 2019 Military Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisition and Integration [16]
3
D. Jason Cothern
D. Jason Cothern 3 July 2019 Vice Commander, Space Systems Command [14][17]
4
Troy L. Endicott
Troy Endicott 1 November 2019[d] Assistant Deputy Chief of Space Operations
for Operations, Cyber, and Nuclear
[18][19]
5
Stephen G. Purdy Jr.
Stephen G. Purdy 6 August 2020[e] Commander, Space Launch Delta 45 and Director of Launch and Range Operations, Space Systems Command [20]
6
Dennis O. Bythewood
Dennis Bythewood 17 August 2021 Deputy Commander, Joint Task Force–Space Defense [21]
7
Devin R. Pepper
Devin Pepper Frocked Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans, and Policy, United States Space Command [22][23]
8
James E. Smith
James E. Smith Frocked Deputy United States Military Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [24]
9
Todd R. Moore
Todd R. Moore September 2021 Deputy Commander, Space Training and Readiness Command [25][26]

Pending appointments

Portrait Name Current position Status Ref
For Major General
Douglas A. Schiess
Brigadier General
Douglas Schiess
Deputy Commanding General (Operations), Space Operations Command Nomination sent to the Senate,
29 July 2021
[27][28]
For Brigadier General
Gregory J. Gagnon
Brigadier General
Gregory Gagnon
Director of Intelligence, United States Space Command Confirmed by the Senate,
5 October 2021
[29][30]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Raymond was promoted to general on 25 October 2016 but only became an officer of the United States Space Force on 20 December 2019, the day the new service was created.
  2. ^ Garrant was promoted to major general on 24 September 2019 but only transferred to the United States Space Force in ~June 2021.
  3. ^ Burt was promoted to major general on 7 August 2020 but only transferred to the United States Space Force on 7 May 2021.
  4. ^ Endicott was promoted to brigadier general on 1 November 2019 but only transferred to the United States Space Force in May 2021.
  5. ^ Purdy was promoted to brigadier general on 6 August 2020 but only transferred to the United States Space Force on ~1 June 2021.

References

  1. ^ "GENERAL JOHN W. "JAY" RAYMOND". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 22 February 2021. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  2. ^ "GENERAL DAVID D. THOMPSON". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 12 May 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ "LIEUTENANT GENERAL NINA M. ARMAGNO". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 29 March 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ "LIEUTENANT GENERAL B. CHANCE SALTZMAN". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 14 May 2021. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  5. ^ "LIEUTENANT GENERAL WILLIAM J. LIQUORI". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 14 May 2021. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  6. ^ "LIEUTENANT GENERAL STEPHEN N. WHITING". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 14 May 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  7. ^ "LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOHN E. SHAW". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 10 April 2021. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  8. ^ Pons, Chip (13 August 2021). "SSC stands up, Guetlein takes command". DVIDS. Space and Missile Systems Center Public Affairs.
  9. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP A. GARRANT". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 19 May 2021. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  10. ^ "PN351 - 3 nominees for Space Force, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 29 April 2021. Archived from the original on 14 April 2021. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  11. ^ "CFSCC's Combined Space Operations Center hosts first International Space Day celebration". Space Operations Command (SpOC). Archived from the original on 12 May 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  12. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL DEANNA M. BURT". www.af.mil.
  13. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL DAVID N. MILLER, JR". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 26 February 2021. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  14. ^ a b "PN352 - 6 nominees for Space Force, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 29 April 2021. Archived from the original on 14 April 2021. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  15. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL CHRISTOPHER S. POVAK". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 19 May 2021. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  16. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL STEVEN P. WHITNEY". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 21 October 2020. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  17. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL D. JASON COTHERN". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 25 November 2020. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  18. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL TROY L. ENDICOTT". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 27 October 2020. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  19. ^ "210603-D-WD757-1025". 3 June 2021 – via Flickr.
  20. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL STEPHEN G. PURDY JR". www.af.mil. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  21. ^ "Brigadier General Dennis Bythewood". www.schriever.spaceforce.mil.
  22. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL DEVIN R. PEPPER". www.af.mil.
  23. ^ "Log into Facebook". Facebook. Cite uses generic title (help)
  24. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES E. SMITH". www.af.mil.
  25. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 January 2021. Retrieved 8 April 2021.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  26. ^ "Space Force activates Space Training and Readiness Command". United States Space Force.
  27. ^ "PN950 - 1 nominee for Space Force, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 29 July 2021.
  28. ^ "PN951 - 1 nominee for Space Force, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 29 July 2021.
  29. ^ "PN1178 - 1 nominee for Space Force, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 20 September 2021.
  30. ^ "BRIGADIER GENERAL GREGORY J. GAGNON". www.af.mil.