The new head of Air Mobility Command, Gen. Carlton Everhart, assumed command of AMC at an Aug. 11 ceremony at Scott AFB, Ill. Everhart took over AMC from Gen. Darren McDew, who will be the next commander of US Transportation Command. Everhart previously served as commander of 18th Air Force at Scott. McDew, who had been in command of AMC since May 2014, will oversee the Department ?of Defense’s global movement of material and personnel. “I’ve always had a sense of pride in the airmen I have led as I leave command … and that could not be more true today,” McDew said at the ceremony, according to AMC’s official Twitter feed. McDew takes over TRANSCOM from Gen. Paul Selva, whom the Senate recently confirmed to be the new vice ch?airman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Feb. 23, 2024
The Department of the Air Force’s space acquisition boss called for industry to stop low-bidding contracts and for the Pentagon to only select realistic proposals on Feb. 23, arguing that failures to do so eventually forces the Space Force to “rob our future to pay for the past.”