General (Ret.) Stephen Lyons


13th commander of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM)
Port & Supply Chain Envoy to the White House Supply Chain Task Force

  • U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Port & Supply Chain to USDOT And the White House.
  • General Stephen R. Lyons took command August 24, 2018, becoming the 13th commander of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), one of 11 Combatant Commands in the Department of Defense. USTRANSCOM’s mission is to project and sustain military power globally in order to assure our friends and allies, deter potential adversaries, and if necessary, respond to win decisively.
  • Lyons’ experience spans 36 years of military service in positions of progressive leadership responsibility. He began his career in Germany during the Cold War and subsequently held a wide range of assignments to include command at every level, multiple operational deployments, and over 6 years of experience in joint assignments. He also served as the 14th USTRANSCOM deputy commander from 2015- 2017.
  • His awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal and the Master Parachutist Badge.