Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper Promotion Ceremony
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Charles D. Luckey (left) and Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper (right) watch a pre-recorded video presentation of a virtual recital of the oath of office given to Lt. Gen. Roper by his daughter, Capt. Krystal Savage, with ceremony attendees and family members during a promotion and oath of office ceremony for Roper at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 14, 2021. Lt. Gen. Roper, previously the Deputy Commanding General for the U.S. Army Reserve Command, has accepted the position of Deputy Commander of U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). With his historic promotion, Roper is the first African American Lieutenant General in the U.S. Army Reserve. This also marks the first time there are three lieutenant generals in the Army Reserve serving concurrently.