Lieutenant. Gen. Michael E. Langley as the very first Black 4 in the Marine Corps, has served in the Marines from 1985. He is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1985 and has been in command of Marines at all levels. His military service has taken his into Japan, Afghanistan, and Okinawa. The appointment is an important moment in the history of the unit that was struggling to get Black members. Its Space Force, which was only formed recently, is seeking to recruit a Black Guardian.
Lt. Gen. Michael E. Langley
A University of Arlington graduate is set to be the first Black general of four stars in history of the U.S. Marine Corps. Lt. General. Michael E. Langley will be the commander of in the United States Africa Command. Langley served 246 years in the Marine Corps. The very first Black Marine generals were Frank E. Petersen Jr. and Ronald L. Bailey, each of them achieving the rank as lieutenant general.
His name is Mr. Langley was commissioned in 1985. He hails from the city from Shreveport, Louisiana. Langley has served as a Marine in command at every level, and was a part of many African missions. His African allies have also supported them in combat in battles in Somalia, Japan and Afghanistan. His selection comes amid fresh Marine Corps initiatives aimed at improving diversity and retention. This Marine Corps’ new Black 4 is a significant way to achieve these goals.
His great-uncle was a member of the Montford Point Marines
A young man named Nathaniel Whitaker recently became the first African American to receive the Congressional Gold Medal for his involvement with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was part of the Montford Point Marines in World War II. He received an Alabama Black Achievement Awards Gala award in 2011. Nathaniel, his son organized the ceremony. Nathaniel Whittaker is the father of the alt-saxist Greg Whittaker. He was a member of the Montford Point Marines during World War II as well as helped pioneer racial integration in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Alongside being an American citizen, Buster Fuller was also part of the Montford Point Marines. The Marines were part of the Montford Point Marines and was an uninvolved Mercedes driver. After his service as a musician, he was appointed a band leader in the Parris Island Marine Band. His family’s history was one-sided story that was influenced by the racism of segregation in the 20th century.
The military service he completed at the Pentagon
Gen. Michael E. Langley has been in Gen. Michael E. Langley’s Marine Corps for 37 years. In the Marine Corps’ history, Langley is first in history to be the Marine Corps’ first Black four-star Marine General. He is expected to lead this U.S. military operation in Africa. Langley was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and has graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington. Langley played a number of leadership roles throughout as the Marine Corps, and Pentagon in his time of military service. Langley is currently the head for Fleet Marine Force Atlantic and the Marine Forces Command.
Langley’s confirmation is a significant moment to mark a significant moment in Marine Corps history. The ranks that command the Marine Corps are known for being uniform, despite their history of being an organization with a variety of cultures. There are only half a dozen Black generals within the Marine Corps. Langley is the first Black Marine with a four-star rank. The confirmation of his appointment from the Senate Armed Services Committee has prompted some debate.
He served as head of the U.S. Africa Command during his tenure.
U.S. Department of Defense has recommended Marine Corps Lieutenant General Michael E. Langley to be elevated to the rank of major. The general will then become the head of the U.S. Africa Command, that oversees 6,000 to 7,000 troops across Africa. The Marine Corps has not been able to make enough African-American officers. Langley was promoted due to concern about the lack of diversity within the Marine Corps.
Langley wrote last month in the last month a warning to French and Russians not to build air defenses in Mali. The warning was issued just days before Langley was due to receive confirmation as the sixth commanding officer in the U.S. Africa Command. Langley’s confirmation hearing is scheduled to take place on Thursday. Being the first Black four-star Marine general, Langley will oversee U.S. military operations in Africa, where insurgents have become some of the most perilous organizations.