Harrigian Tapped to Lead USAFE

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, US Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces in Africa deputy commander, speaks to airmen deployed from Barksdale AFB, La., at RAF Fairford, England, on March 19, 2019. President Donald Trump has nominated Harrigian to replace Gen. Tod Wolters as commander of USAFE-AFAFRICA. Air Force photo by A1C Tessa B. Corrick.

President Donald Trump has nominated Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian for a fourth star and assignment as commander of US Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa.

Harrigian, who has served as the deputy commander of USAFE-AFAFRICA since September 2018, would replace Gen. Tod Wolters, who has been nominated to lead US European Command.

Prior to coming to Europe, Harrigian led Air Forces Central Command from July 2016 to August 2018.

Both nominations must be approved by the Senate.