DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service on Monday announced that Lt. Gen. Samuel Cox will serve as the chairman of the Exchange board of directors, effective Dec. 2.
Lt. Gen. Cox, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Air Force deputy chief of staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services on Nov. 5, will replace Lt. Gen. Darrell Jones, who served as chairman of the Exchange board of directors since April 2013 and retired from the Air Force on Nov. 21.
As deputy chief of staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, General Cox serves as the senior Air Force officer responsible for comprehensive plans and policies covering all life cycles of military and civilian personnel management.
Prior to his current assignment, Lt. Gen. Cox was director of operations and plans, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. He was responsible for directing the deployment of forces and the distribution of supplies and equipment for humanitarian, peacetime and wartime operations for the Department of Defense, including joint training, exercises and war planning.