CENTCOM Commander in Chief (5th) General J.H. Binford Peay III
General J.H. Bonford Peay III served as the 5th Commander in Chief (CinC), United States Central Command (CENTCOM) from August 5, 1994 through August 13, 1997.
As a 2-star general in 1989, Peay assumed command of the 101st Airborne Division (air Assault) and led the division through Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf.