Thursday, July 19, 2012

AAC is no more

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Armament Center was formally deactivated during a ceremony Wednesday. Eglin Air Force Base's aerial weapons development missions now falls under the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, and its test missions is now under the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. It's all part of a reorganization of the Air Force Materiel Command. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of AFMC, affirmed that Eglin’s research, development, testing, and evaluation missions will remain at Eglin, and only the leadership structure changed. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, 07/18/12) Previous