July 21, 2015: Maj Gen Harris - New Test Center Commander

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The Air Force Test Center Directors briefed Major Genera David A.  Harris, center commander, on their organizational structure and expected challenges to be faced in the near future. This briefing served as the staff immersion with the new commander..

General Harris was commissioned in 1986 after completing Brigham Young University's Air Force Reserve Officer Training program as a distinguished graduate. He held various assignments in flying units including Instructor and evaluator Electronic Warfare Officer in the EF-111A, and experimental flight test weapon systems officer in the B-1B. He has also served as a legislative fellow with the 106th U.S. Congress and in a joint assignment as Chief of Current Operations at U.S. Forces, Japan.

He served as director of the Global Power Bomber Combined Test Force and commanded the 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB, Calif. He graduated from the Air War College, and served as deputy director of the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate and as special assistant for Base Realignment and Closure at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command. General Harris served as Commander of the 46th Test Group at Holloman AFB, New.Mexico..

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