The Marine Corps introduced Tuesday that Lt. Gen. Michael E. Langley will turn into the primary Black four-star common within the Marines’ 246-year historical past, after the Senate confirmed his promotion this week.
Langley is a Spring 1982 provoke of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.’s Iota Alpha Chapter on the College of Texas at Arlington.
In his new position he’ll oversee 6,000 troops as the brand new head of U.S. Africa Command at its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany.
Kappa Alpha Psi took to social media shortly after the announcement and congratulated their brother calling this a “monumental and historic achievement.”
Members of Kappa Alpha Psi have an extended proud historical past of service to the navy. Seven of the fraternities 10 founders served in WWI. Click on right here to see this checklist of different members of Kappa Alpha Psi who’ve served excessive ranks within the navy.