Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano, commander of the Air Force Materiel Command’s 96th Test Wing, has been assigned as director of air, space and cyberspace operations at AFMC.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein announced Azzano’s new assignment in a Defense Department news release published Thursday.
As the 96th Test Wing head, Azzano supervised more than 9,800 personnel who carry out the unit’s missions that include developmental tests; radar cross section measurement; and evaluation of conventional munitions, command and control systems, aircraft avionics and guidance systems.
He previously led the 72nd Air Base Wing at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma and was in charge of 26,000 employees who provide support to the Air Force Sustainment Center, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and 42 associate units.
Azzano also advised a member of Congress on defense issues and international affairs as an Air Force legislative fellow.
He has logged more than 2,700 flight hours in 35 aircraft types as an instructor pilot, evaluator pilot and experimental test pilot.