Air Force Appoints First Female Four-Star General
Air Force officials announced the confirmation of Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger to the rank of general with assignment to the position of AFMC commander, making her the Air Force’s first female four-star general. Officials also announced the Senate confirmation of AFMC Vice Commander Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore II for appointment as commander of the new Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, to be located here.
Wolfenbarger was previously Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon in Washington D.C.
As commander of AFMC, she will oversee 83,000 people with a budget of $60 billion annually for research, development, test and evaluation. The command provides the acquisition management services and logistics support required to develop, procure and sustain Air Force weapon systems.