Major General Peter S. Lennon was commissioned in the Transportation Corps in 1977. He holds both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a resident graduate of the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Major General Lennon assumed command of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command on 19 May 2012. Prior to this assignment, he commanded the 1st Brigade, 75th Mission Command Training Division, Houston, Texas and the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. Previous to those commands, he served as the Deputy Director of Logistics, U.S. Central Command and was an architect in the development of the Northern Distribution Network into Afghanistan. During this assignment, he also deployed to Kuwait as Director of U.S. Central Command’s Deployment and Distribution Operations Center in support of the build-up of forces in Afghanistan and the Responsible Drawdown of forces from Iraq.
Previous assignments include Deputy Commander (Mobilization), Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), Fort Eustis, Virginia; operational lead for SDDC’s relocation and consolidation at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Director of the Oil for Food Program Coordination Center and Senior Highway Transportation Advisor to the Iraq Ministry of Transportation; Commander of the 1189th Transportation Terminal Brigade, Charleston, South Carolina; and project lead for SDDC’s Post 9-11 Security Escort Vehicle mission.
His other assignments include the 300th Transportation Group, Butler, Pennsylvania; 1st Transportation Movement Control Agency (Forward), Taszar, Hungary; 4th Movement Region (Augmentation), Fort Belvoir, Virginia; 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; and 8th Infantry Division, Bad Kreuznach, Germany.
Major General Lennon’s decorations and badges include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit Medal, (3rd award), Bronze Star Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal (7th award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), Army Achievement Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, NATO Medal and Parachutist Badge.
In his civilian capacity, Major General Lennon served as the Deputy Director of SDDC’s Transportation Engineering Agency up until his most recent deployment.
Major General Lennon resides in Newport News, Virginia with his wife.