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Stephen R. Lyons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stephen R. Lyons is a four-star general in the United States Army who currently serves as is the commander of the United States Transportation Command. He previously served as the commanding general of United States Army Combined Arms Support Command/Sustainment Center of Excellence as well as the senior mission commander for Fort Lee, Virginia, from 2014 to 2015.

Early life

Lyons is a 1979 graduate of the LaSalle Institute, an all-male private Catholic college preparatory school in Troy, New York. He later earned an associate's degree in criminal justice from Hudson Valley Community College. In 1983, he graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology and commissioned through ROTC as a second lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps.

Military education

Lyons received a Master of Science degree in logistics management from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1993 and a Master of Science in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in 2005.[1]

Military career

Lyons served as battalion executive officer for the Division Support Command and also as the executive officer and Division Material Management Center Chief in the 1st Armored Division in Germany. Lyons was the Plans Officer for the J-4 United States Central Command. His battalion command was with the 703rd Main Support Battalion and he later served as the G-4 of the 3rd Infantry Division. He commanded the 82nd Airborne Division Support Command and later commanded the 82nd Sustainment Brigade. He served as the executive officer to the Commander, United States Army Materiel Command. He has served with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) as C/J-4. He was the Director, Logistics Operations, Readiness, Force Integration and Strategy at Headquarters, Department of the Army G-4.[2]

Lyons commanded of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii from 2012 to 2014. The 8th TSC is responsible for logistics and sustainment of the army in the Pacific. The command spans 9,000 miles and controls units providing supplies, maintenance, transport, engineer, personnel, and military police from Alaska to Korea.[3]

From August 22, 2014 to August 7, 2015, Lyons commanded the Combined Arms Support Command/Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, Virginia.[4]

Lyons becoming a 4-star-general
Lyons becoming a 4-star-general

Lyons deployed for two tours to Iraq (2003, 2006–2008) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and later to Afghanistan (2009–2011) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was involved in Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2005. He served in 1996 in Bosnia-Herzegovina during Operation Joint Endeavor as part of the Implementation Force (IFOR) and deployed in 1989 for Operation Just Cause in Panama.[1]

After serving as the Deputy Commanding General for United States Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Lyons was assigned as the Director for Logistics (J4) on the Joint Staff. In April 2018, Lyons was nominated for promotion to general and assignment as commander of United States Transportation Command.[5][6] He was confirmed by the United States Senate and took command of United States Transportation Command on August 24, 2018. Lyons is the first ever non-Air Force officer to lead Transportation Command.

Awards and decorations

Master Parachutist badge (United States).svg
 Master Parachutist Badge
 United States Transportation Command Badge
82nd Airborne Division CSIB.png
 82nd Airborne Division CSIB
BW Sonderabzeichen Fallschirmspringer.png
 Parachutist Badge (Germany), bronze
 7 Overseas Service Bars
Defense Distinguished Service Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svg
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svg
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svg
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svg
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svg
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svg
Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Superior Unit Award
National Defense Service Medal with one bronze service star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two service stars
Iraq Campaign Medal with two service stars
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Award numeral 4.png
Army Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze award numeral 4
United Nations Medal
NATO Medal for ISAF with service star


  1. ^ a b "8th TSC COMMAND TEAM". U.S. Army. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  2. ^ "Former Rensselaer man promoted to Army brigadier general". Times Union Newspaper. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "8th TSC welcomes their new commander". U.S. Army. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  4. ^ "Army announces new assignments for 32 generals, promotable colonels". Army Times. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  5. ^ "PN1773 — Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons — Army". U.S. Congress. April 9, 2018. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  6. ^ U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Hearings: Nomination – Lyons
Military offices
Preceded by
William A. Brown
Deputy Commander of the United States Transportation Command
Succeeded by
John J. Broadmeadow
Director for Logistics of the Joint Staff
Succeeded by
Giovanni K. Tuck
Preceded by
Darren W. McDew
Commander of the United States Transportation Command
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