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We have seen major changes throughout our Air Force over the past few years — with more on the way. As we continue to follow through on adapting, innovating and re-designing our service, we must also continue to deliberately develop each other. We must grow and refine the skills that will allow us to re-optimize our Air Force for great power competition.

We need leaders at all levels who can think strategically, and execute tactically. To that end, I'm bringing you a reading list that will flex and evolve as we build the Air Force we need to compete, deter and win across all domains.

As a lifelong learner, I am constantly adding to my reading list — looking for new ideas that can challenge my assumptions and help me grow beyond my own limitations. As your 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, I am committed to sharing this information with you, in the hope that you will apply it and eventually grow beyond us all.

We are the best Air Force in the world because of our people. I encourage each of you to take up the mantle of a learning leader, who continues to challenge the status quo and take us to new heights.

I am honored to serve alongside you, and I look forward to seeing you all out in our Air Force.

Aim High,


Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force




CMSAF Leadership Library Books by Veterans



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