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Army generals tapped for third, fourth stars

April 10, 2018 |
Courtney McBride
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Several senior Army officers were nominated for promotion on April 9.

Lt. Gen. Stephen Lyons, director for logistics (J-4) on the Joint Staff, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of general.

While a billet for Lyons has not been announced, one possible landing spot is U.S. Transportation Command. Air Force Gen. Darren McDew has led TRANSCOM since August 2015, before which he held the top post at Air Mobility Command.

Lyons previously served as TRANSCOM deputy commander, after heading Combined Arms Support Command and Ft. Lee, VA.

Maj. Gen. Francis Beaudette, head of 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) at Ft. Bragg, NC, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general.

Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, chief of staff at U.S. Cyber Command, also has been nominated for a third star.

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