Friday, March 30, 2012

Eglin's top civilian retiring

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Bruce Simpson, executive director of the Air Armament Center, plans to retire April 3 after a 31-year tenure. As head of AAC, Simpson was the center acquisition chief in charge of buying and developing weapons systems, as well as the top-ranking civilian on base. His retirement comes on the eve of a planned reorganization. The Air Force plans to absorb the Air Armament Center and two other centers into the new Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, 03/29/12)