Education: Fresh Pilot

For three successful years, Major General James E. Briggs, 53, has test-piloted the U.S. Air Force Academy. As superintendent, he moved the school from makeshift quarters in Denver to its spectacular aluminum-and-glass complex near Colorado Springs, saw it accredited well in advance of the first graduation last month (TIME, June 1), earned presidential nomination for a third star. Last week, in a shift of duty after three years, the Pentagon announced a new assignment for Superintendent Briggs: chief of the Air Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio. Briggs's academy successor: Major General William S. Stone, 49, commander...

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