Col. Heath A. Collins was chosen to become the next commander of the Fighters and Bombers Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. CONTRIBUTED

Wright Patt Fighters and Bombers program will get new commander

Col. Heath A. Collins will be promoted to the rank of brigadier general as commander of the Fighters and Bombers Directorate at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson.

At Wright-Patterson, Collins will oversee the development and modernization, among other responsibilities, of the Air Force’s fleet of fighters and bombers, such as the F-22 Raptor and the B-1B Lancer, the Air Force said.

A leadership transition date has not yet been released.

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