U.S. ArmyÂ Maj. Gen. Darrell Williams, commanding general of the Army Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee,Â will take over as director of the Defense Logistics Agency atÂ Fort Belvoir.
DLA said TuesdayÂ the Senate confirmed Williams’ new assignmentÂ as well as promotion to the rank ofÂ lieutenant general as he succeedsÂ U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, who will retire May 4.
The new DLA director returns to the agency where he served as commander of the land and maritime group based in Ohio fromÂ September 2010 to July 2012.
He has also held assignmentsÂ asÂ deputy chief of staff for Army Materiel Command at Redstone Arsenal,Â director of logistics for engineering and security assistance at theÂ U.S. Pacific Command headquarters,Â executive officer to the Army deputy chief of staff andÂ deputy commander of the Coalition Forces Land Component Command at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.
Williams has master’s degrees from theÂ National Defense University,Â Army Command and General Staff College and Pennsylvania State University.