Are there any black Marine generals?

Anthony Henderson on a path to becoming the first Black four-star Marine general. Only 25 African-Americans in the Marines have reached general in any form. Col. Anthony Henderson, a combat-tested Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, is being promoted to brigadier general.

How many brigadier generals are there in the Marine Corps?

The total number of active duty general officers is capped at 231 for the Army, 62 for the Marine Corps, and 198 for the Air Force. The President or Secretary of Defense may increase the number of slots for one branch, so long as they subtract an equal number from another. Some of these slots are reserved by statute.

How many black generals are in the Marine Corps?

Out of 82 Marine generals overall today, there are six African-American brigadier generals and one African-American major general. Charles F. Bolden Jr., who would go on to command two Space Shuttle missions before becoming the first African-American to lead NASA, received only two stars in the Marines.

Who is the top Marine general?

Gen. David Berger
The Marine Corps is reinventing itself to reflect America, says top general Gen. David Berger, commandant of the Marine Corps, has a new plan to recruit and retain Marines, as the service seeks to prioritize growing a corps of highly skilled and educated workers.

Was there ever a black 4 star general?

(October 11, 1928 – July 22, 1993) was the first African American to become a four-star general in the United States Army.

Do the Marines have a 5 star general?

The highest rank in the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps is General (four star), followed by Lieutenant General (three star), Major General (two star) and Brigadier General (one star). Five men have held the rank of General of the Army (five star), George C. The five-star rank is no longer attainable.

Who are the current brigadier generals in the UK Army?

Brigadier William S.C. Wright (late Rifles): Brigadier, Army Staff, August 2019 Brigadier Suzanne Anderson (late Adjutant-General’s Corps): Deputy Military Secretary, October 2018-September 2021 Brigadier Peter E.J. Drew (late Royal Signals): Head, Deployed Platform Services, Information Systems and Services/Defence Digital, January 2019

Who is the current General of Fort Hood?

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as the Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas. He most recently served as Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

What is the difference between a brigadier general and a general?

See also Category:British generals – note that a “Brigadier” is not classed as a “general” in the British Army, despite being a NATO 1-star equivalent rank. Hence, in the lists below: 1* = Brigadier General/Brigadier. 2* = Major General. 3* = Lieutenant General. 4* = General.