Trump Taps Arnold Bunch to Head Air Force Materiel Command

President Trump has nominated U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr. for appointment as commander of Air Force Materiel Command, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

Bunch is the military deputy of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

In his current position, Bunch oversees research and development, testing, production and modernization operations for Air Force programs reaching up to $32B every year.

He completed B-52 Stratofortress assignments and held leadership roles across the squadron, group and wing levels earlier in his Air Force career.

He also served as commander of the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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