Maj. Gen. Sami Said, deputy inspector general at the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, has been named the service branch's new inspector general.
The U.S. Air Force is also promoting Said to lieutenant general, with the Pentagon serving as his base of operations, the Defense Department said Wednesday.
In his present role, Said assists Stayce Harris, the current inspector general, in monitoring and reporting the readiness and policy compliance of the service branch's components.
The coverage of the inspector general's duties also includes counterintelligence efforts, fraud and criminal investigations and complaints resolution programs.
Said has more than 20 years of military experience.