Major General Stephen R. Lanza commands the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis McChord. The 7th Infantry Division is responsible for the training, deployment readiness, and health and welfare of mroe than 20,000 soldiers in 7 brigades.
On Veterans Day Major General Lanza talked about the importance of Veterans Day to those serving and based at JBLM. He also talked about supporting soldiers returning home from deployment.
Major General Lanza commanded a cavalry brigade in Iraq in 2005 and had many other tours including Bosnia and Operation Desert Storm.