Air Force

August 24, 2012

AFMC vice commander visits Edwards

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by 412th TW Public Affairs
Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay
Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch (center), Air Force Materiel Command vice commander, poses with members of the F-22 Combined Test Force and Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander (right), during Busch's visit to Edwards Aug. 14. Busch became vice commander in July and this was his first visit to the high desert in that role.

Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, Air Force Materiel Command vice commander, paid a command visit to Edwards Aug. 13 to 14.

During his time here he dropped by for briefings at the 411th Flight Test Squadron (F-22 Combined Test Force), 461st FLTS (F-35 Integrated Test Force) and also visited the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif.

Busch assumed the role of AFMC vice commander in July. AFMC Headquarters is located at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

He earned his commission in 1979 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. He is a logistician with a core background in fighter aircraft maintenance. As an aircraft maintenance officer, he served in a variety of sortie production roles and commanded three maintenance squadrons and a maintenance wing. He also has experience in supply, transportation and acquisition issues at the wholesale logistics level. Prior to his current assignment, he was commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah.

Busch is Level III certified in life cycle logistics and Level II certified in program management. He is a designated Joint Qualified Officer.

 




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