Great news, Air Commando MGen Kirk Smith was nominated for his third star and duty as the AFRICOM Deputy!
From the USAF Pentagon:
GENERAL OFFICER NOMINATIONS
May 12, 2020 the president nominated to the Senate the following general officers for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as indicated....
FROM: Commander, Special Operations Command Europe and Director, Special Operations, Headquarters United States European Command, Stuttgart, Germany
TO: Deputy Commander, United States Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany