The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is getting a new leader.
Chief Master Sgt. Troie Croft has been selected to become the next command chief of AFLMC, according to a news release published by Wright-Patterson. Croft is a senior enlisted adviser at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Virginia. Chief Master Sgt. Michelle Thorsteinson-Richards, the current command chief for the center, is set to retire this month, according to the base.
The command chief influences “the combat readiness, health, welfare, morale, effective utilization and quality of life for more than 26,000 people center-wide,” according to the base. Croft has served in the Air Force since 1992.
Headquartered at Wright-Patt, the AFLMC is one of six centers under the Air Force Materiel Command. The center is responsible for the management of Air Force weapons.