Major General Doug Lowrey Native American from The Area Was Promoted in The Army!
The Army General Officer Management Office said that Brig. Gen. Doug Lowrey oversees the Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) and has been made a major general. The U.S. Senate approved this award. Lowrey was in charge of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command before becoming the head of MICC.
Lowrey joined the military in 1994. After graduating from Oklahoma’s Northeastern State University, he joined the Army as an infantry officer through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. In September 2020, he was promoted to brigadier general, making him the only Native American general officer currently serving.
The MICC is based in Texas and has about 1,300 military and private members. They are in charge of getting soldiers things and services. If needed, they also prepare contracting units to be trained and sent to the operating force and emergency settings.
The MICC oversees contracts necessary for the Army to run its daily business. These contracts make sure that more than 200,000 soldiers get food every day. They also help with daily base operations at sites, train more than 100,000 regular military members annually, and care for a lot of land and buildings.
Lowrey’s new job as a major general is a big step forward in his career. He plays an important part in the U.S. Army’s activities and readiness at the MICC.
As of December 7, 2023, the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is in Texas. A commanding general in the Mission and Installation Contracting Command was chosen to be promoted to major general on December 6. The Army General Officer Management Office revealed this.
The U.S. Senate agreed that Brig. Gen. Doug Lowrey should advance to major general. Lowrey has been in charge of the MICC since May 2021, when he took over as commanding general of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command.
At the end of 1994, after graduating from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Lowrey joined the Reserve Officer Training Corps and became an infantry officer. He was made brigadier general in September 2020, making him the only Native American general officer currently on active duty. He was born in Oklahoma and is of Cherokee descent.