Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten for appointment to the rank of general, and for assignment as commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Hyten is currently serving as commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Release No: NR-314-16
Sept. 9, 2016