Martin takes over as Air Force CIO; Muellner retires

Lt. Gen. George Muellner, the Air Force’s chief information officer and
acquisition executive, retired late last month after nearly 30 years of military service.
Lt. Gen. Gregory Martin replaced Muellner.


Before becoming CIO, Martin was a major general and director of operational
requirements for the deputy chief of staff for air and space operations at Air Force
headquarters in the Pentagon. Martin, whose nickname is Speedy, is an accomplished pilot
and master parachutist who has little experience with information technology programs.


As Air Force CIO, Martin will be responsible for all aspects of the service’s
information management and application of IT to support mission goals. He will also serve
as principal deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for
Acquisition.


In related news, Maj. Gen. George Lampe, vice commander of the Air Force Communications
and Information Center in Washington, will retire at the end of this month. Lampe will be
replaced by Brig. Gen. Anthony “Bud” Bell.  


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