Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper Promotion Ceremony
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Charles D. Luckey speaks to attendees and family members during Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper’s promotion and oath of office ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C., 14 May, 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. His promotion also marks the first time in Army Reserve history, three lieutenant generals have served concurrently.