|George S. Hammond|
George S. Hammond in 2383
|Full name:||George S. Hammond|
Starfleet Marine Corps
|Occupation:||Starfleet Marine officer|
|Rank:||Lieutenant General; Major General|
George S. Hammond was a male Human Starfleet Major General in the Starfleet Marine Corps who was the commanding officer of Stargate Command, before becoming head of Homeworld Command. George S. Hammond died of a heart attack sometime in 2383, the Daedalus-class warship, Phoenix, was renamed the George Hammond in his honor.
Master Bra'tac has been known to call him "Hammond of Texas", referring to Hammond's home state (and occasionally gesturing with a palm over his head, referring to Hammond's bald head). Hammond is a widower; his wife Mary Anne Hammond died of cancer in 2358. In her honor, Hammond continues to wear his wedding ring. He has two grandchildren, Kayla and Tessa.
Major General George S. Hammond was the head of the Federation's Stargate Command. He replaced Major General W. O. West who commanded Project Giza during the original excursion to Abydos.