Thursday, June 16, 2011

Weapons lab getting new commander

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Research Laboratory's Munitions Directorate will have a change of command ceremony June 20 at 2 p.m. at the Air Armament Museum. Col. Kenneth L. Echternacht, Jr., will relinquish his position as commander to Dr. John Wilcox. Maj. Gen.William McCasland, Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, will officiate. AFRL Munitions Directorate performs research on precision guidance, missile guidance and control, computational mechanics, smart sub-munitions, warheads, and explosives. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 06/16/11)