Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper Promotion Ceremony
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Charles D. Luckey unveil the three-star flag symbolizing promotion to the rank of lieutenant general during a promotion and oath of office ceremony for Roper 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.