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Michael Langley confirmed as first Black four-star general in Marine Corps history

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Lt. Gen. Michael Langley is the nation's first Black four-star Marine general. Langley was widely expected to land the confirmation following a hearing by the Senate Armed Services Committee in late July. The Senate unanimously confirmed Langley and a series of other military leaders to new roles Monday evening.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Senate confirms first Black four-star Marine general

‘He gets stuff done, and people tend to like working for him’, retired commandant says of first Black four-star general in 246-year history of branch

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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A first: African American Marine promoted to 4-star general

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first African American four-star general in Marine Corps history, Gen. Michael E. Langley, credited his father with telling him to “aim high” and predicted that his promotion on Saturday would have an impact on younger people.

4 months ago·United States
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Lt. Gen. Michael Langley becomes Marines' first Black four-star general

US Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Langley was promoted to the rank of general in a ceremony Saturday, becoming the first Black four-star general in the military branch's 246-year history.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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After 246 Years, Marine Corps Gives 4 Stars to a Black Officer

Gen. Michael E. Langley is the first Black person to attain the highest rank in the corps, whose most senior leadership had until now consisted entirely of white men.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Michael E. Langley confirmed as first Black four-star Marine general

Lt. Gen. Michael E. Langley will be the new head of U.S. Africa Command.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Michael E. Langley named Marine Corps' first Black four-star general in its 246-year history

Langley, who has served in Okinawa and Afghanistan, has commanded Marines at every level – from platoon to regiment.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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