Lt. Col. John Masternak relinquished management to Lt. Col. Andrew S. Lunoff June 29 during a change of management ceremony for the Product Manager, Small Caliber Ammunition.


Masternak has held this position for three years and his next assignment will be with the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.


During his time at Picatinny, the Small Caliber Ammunition Team has delivered over 2 billion rounds of world-class small arms ammunition to all services in the Department of Defense, executed multiple Material Development Decisions to ensure U.S. Forces preserve overmatch capability in small arms ammunition, successfully completed a Milestone B and Preliminary Design Review for the next generation armor piercing round and helped develop and mentor several of our next generation of acquisition leaders in PM MAS and PEO Ammunition.


Incoming Product Manager Lt. Col. Lunoff’s previous position was a Defense Acquisition Program Analyst for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition in the Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. Lunoff is also a graduate of United States Military Academy at West Point.