Latest "change of command" stories
Records show "Leonard G. Francis" was on former CNO Adm. Gary Roughead's "Personal A-list" of guests for his change-of-command ceremony in 2011.
If confirmed, Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton would be the first Black man to run Air Force Global Strike Command.
Gen. Mark Kelly succeeded Gen. Mike Holmes, who is retiring after 39 years in service.
Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener took the reins of the Navy's surface fleet at a change-of-command ceremony Monday.