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New SACEUR Leader Assumes Command of Allied Forces
July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022


NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg with outgoing SACEUR, General Tod D. Wolters and incoming SACEUR, General Christopher G. Cavoli


General Christopher Cavoli of the US Army assumed command of Allied Command Operations in a ceremony at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons, Belgium on July 4, 2022. General Cavoli succeeds General Tod Wolters of the US Air Force, who had been in post since 2019.

Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at U.S. European Command’s Change of Command Ceremony