A Rand Corp. study reviewed the changes, which it largely backed, and made recommendations, congressional leaders say. Among the report’s findings: Materiel Command should develop ways to track the changes’ efficiency and improve support systems’ design planning early in product development.
“This is a critical step in the future of the Air Force,” said Jeff Hoagland, executive director of the Dayton Development Coalition.
The new center will open July 9 at Wright-Patterson. It will take over the Aeronautical Systems Command coinciding with the July 20 retirement of Aeronautical Systems commander Lt. Gen. Thomas Owen, according to the Air Force. Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore II, AFMC vice commander will be commander of the AFLCMC.