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Air force print news (July 13, 2005): McNabb nominated to command air mobility command.

SAN ANTONIO San Antonio (săn ăntō`nēō, əntōn`), city (1990 pop. 935,933), seat of Bexar co., S central Tex., at the source of the San Antonio River; inc. 1837.  -- President Bush has nominated Lt. Gen. Duncan J. McNabb for the rank of general and as commander of Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base Scott Air Force Base (IATA: BLV, ICAO: KBLV, FAA LID: BLV) is a base of the United States Air Force in St. Clair County, Illinois near Belleville which are in the St. Louis metropolitan area. , Ill.

McNabb is currently the director of logistics for the Joint Staff at the Pentagon. Before that assignment he was the Air Force deputy chief of staff for plans and programs.

A 1974 graduate of the U. S. Air Force Academy, he has held command and staff positions at squadron, wing, major command, and Department of Defense levels. He is a command pilot with more than 5,400 hours in a variety of aircraft including the C-141 Starlifter and C-17 Globemaster III.

If confirmed by the Senate, McNabb will succeed Gen. John W. Handy General John W. Handy was Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, and Commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois from October 2001 until September 2005. General Handy retired effective October 1, 2005.  who has commanded AMC (Advanced Mezzanine Card) See AdvancedTCA.  since November 2001.
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Title Annotation:AT & L Workforce--Key Leadership Changes
Publication:Defense AT & L
Date:Nov 1, 2005
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