Fenton, Langley confirmed by Senate committee

By John Liang / July 26, 2022 at 3:59 PM

The Senate Armed Services Committee today announced it has voted to promote to general and confirm Army Lt. Gen. Bryan Fenton to take charge of U.S. Special Operations Command and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Langley to lead U.S. Africa Command.

The confirmations were approved "by voice en bloc," along with 12 other promotions, according to a committee statement.

The full Senate will now consider the nominations.