Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Merchant heading to Pentagon

Brig. Gen. Scott W. Jansson will replace Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Merchant as program executive officer for weapons, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Merchant will become director, global reach programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Jansson is currently commander, DLA Aviation, Defense Logistics Agency, Richmond, Va. The announcements were made today by the Air Force chief of staff. (Source: DoD, 01/15/13; Eglin release, 01/29/13)