Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced on 11 May 20 that the president has made the following nominations:
Air Force Brig. Gen. Case A. Cunningham (M.S. Strategic Leadership, 2006, DG) nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Cunningham is currently serving as the deputy director, operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.
Air Force Brig. Gen. Philip A. Garrant (M.S. Systems Engineering, 2004) nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Garrant is currently serving as the program executive, programs and integration, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.