Air Force announces nomination of new AFSC commander


WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force officials announced on Feb. 13 the president’s nomination of Maj. Gen. Lee K. Levy II to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as the commander of Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

No date has been announced for the reassignment.

Levy is currently the Vice Director for Logistics (J-4), Joint Staff at the Pentagon, in Washington, D.C.

Pending Senate confirmation as AFSC commander, he will ensure the center provides operational planning and execution of Air Force supply chain management and depot maintenance for a wide range of aircraft, engines, missiles and component items in support of AFMC missions. He will be responsible for operations spanning three air logistics complexes, three air base wings, two supply chain management wings and multiple remote operating locations, incorporating more than 32,000 military and civilian personnel.

Levy entered the Air Force in 1985 as a Louisiana State University ROTC graduate. He is a career logistician with experience at the unit and headquarters levels, leading logistics management and maintenance production operations. He has commanded two squadrons, a group and a wing. The general has held staff assignments at the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, AFMC, Headquarters U.S. Air Force and the Joint Staff.