USA—Senate Confirms New Leaders For AFRICOM, SOCOM 

Stars And Stripes | 08/04/2022

The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed new chiefs for the U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, reports the Stars and Stripes. On Monday night, lawmakers approved the nominations of Marine Lt. Gen. Michael Langley as head of AFRICOM and Army Lt. Gen. Bryan Fenton as head of USSOCOM. Both officers will be promoted to a fourth star before taking up their new posts. Langley will be the first Black four-star general in Marine Corps history. Fenton will be the first...

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