Randy George

Randy Alan George[1] is a United States Army lieutenant general who serves as the Senior Military Assistant to the United States Secretary of Defense, succeeding Bryan P. Fenton.[2] He most recently served as Commanding General of I Corps. Prior to that, he served as the Special Assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army.[3][4][5][6] Raised in Alden, Iowa, George earned a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy in 1988. He later received a master's degree in economics from the Colorado School of Mines and a second master's degree in international security studies from the Naval War College.[4]

Randy George
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AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1988–present
RankLieutenant General
Commands heldI Corps
4th Infantry Division
4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment
Battles/warsGulf War
Iraq War
War in Afghanistan
AwardsDefense Superior Service Medal (3)
Legion of Merit (3)
Bronze Star Medal (4)
Purple Heart

George relinquished command of I Corps to his deputy, Xavier T. Brunson on June 2, 2021. He assumed his present assignment later that month.


  This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Government.

  1. ^ "Randy Alan George". West Point Association of Graduates. Retrieved May 29, 2021.
  2. ^ "JBLM commander exits for position with Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon". The News Tribune. Retrieved June 11, 2021.
  3. ^ "Lieutenant General Randy A. George – General Officer Management Office". www.gomo.army.mil.
  4. ^ a b "Commanding General, I Corps :: Joint Base Lewis-McChord". home.army.mil.
  5. ^ "Major General Randy George's schedule for CACP 2018 Annual Conference". cacp2018annualconference.sched.com.
  6. ^ tom.roeder@gazette.com, Tom Roeder. "For Fort Carson's top general, leaving Colorado Springs is like departing boyhood home". Colorado Springs Gazette.
Military offices
Preceded by Deputy Commanding General (Maneuver) of the 4th Infantry Division
Succeeded by
Preceded by Director for Force Management of the United States Army
Succeeded by
Preceded by Deputy Director for Regional Operations and Force Management of the Joint Staff
Succeeded by
Preceded by Commanding General of the 4th Infantry Division
Succeeded by
Preceded by Commanding General of I Corps
Succeeded by
Preceded by Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense