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  • Robinson takes reins at AETC

    Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson took the reins of Air Education and Training Command from Lt. Gen. Brad Webb during a change of command ceremony May 20. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presided over the ceremony.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • First enlisted leaders enshrined in CSAF, CMSAF International Honor Roll

    For the enlisted inductees, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass held an additional ceremony later in the day to dedicate the International Honor Roll wall in the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Maxwell AFB’s Gunter Annex, memorializing their accomplishments.

  • Air Force announces FY22 Aviation Bonus

    This year’s AvB program builds upon previous years’ offers to decisively shape and retain the rated force by providing specific eligible pilots, RPA pilots, air battle managers and combat systems officers with monetary incentives in exchange for active-duty service commitments.

  • CSAF visits Hurlburt Field

    The visit to Hurlburt Field and Air Force Special Operations Command familiarized Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., with AFSOC’s Force Generation Model. 

  • Future ANG commanders learn to 'Make Progress Unhindered by Custom'

    The Commander Leadership Course is a director of the ANG program designed to give new group and wing commanders the opportunity to engage directly with national level leaders in order to ensure greater strategic alignment between national and local level Guard initiatives.

  • Dayton, Wright-Patt AFB team up for Big Hoopla

    This year marked the ninth year University of Dayton Arena hosted the games that determine which four programs finish filling in the 64-team bracket, and the Big Hoopla festivities leading up to the tournament have become a tradition in their own right.

  • CSAF Leadership Library: March 2022

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents four new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library: the Amazon Prime movie "The Legend: The Bessie Coleman Story," "Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging," "Intelligence Matters podcast: China's Ambitions in the World and What They Mean

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • CSAF, CMSAF conduct virtual all-call with US Airmen in Japan

    During the virtual all-call, Brown addressed the evolving security environment in the Indo-Pacific region, and how Air Forces in Japan fit into the global strategy while navigating COVID-19 and still considering the precautions that come with the current times. 

  • Air Force top brass hosts virtual all-call

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass hosted a virtual all-call Feb. 4 for members of the Seventh Air Force stationed across South Korea. 

  • Agile Patriot grows AFMC leaders of tomorrow

    Air Force Materiel Command held its 2021 Agile Patriot professional development conference, Jan. 10-13, providing both mid-tier military and civilian Airmen with the tools and training to be successful leaders in the future. Airmen attended virtually via Microsoft Teams.

  • CSAF Leadership Library: January 2022

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library: "The Last Warrior: Andrew Marshall and the Shaping of Modern American Defense Strategy" "The Mind of War: John Boyd and American Security", "#GenZ podcast Gen Z and Leadership" Podcast and Netflix

  • CSAF signs Agile Combat Employment doctrine note

    Working with experts across the service, the Curtis E. LeMay Center developed Air Force Doctrine Note 1-21, Agile Combat Employment, to serve as the foundation of ACE operational doctrine. It provides guidance for Airmen to rapidly innovate and generate discussion across the force to develop new

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • CSAF Leadership Library: November 2021

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library: "Think Again" "The Long Game", "Choiceology" Podcast and "Red Tail Angels: The Story and Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen".

  • CSAF delivers keynote address at Air Force ROTC Symposium

    The AFROTC symposium is an annual professional development event led by AFROTC leadership to provide guidance to their 145 detachment commanders. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. shared his thoughts on leadership and how Action Order-A: Airmen in his “Accelerate Change or Lose” approach

  • CSAF delivers new C-37B to JB Andrews

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. flew the first of two new C-37B aircraft, which was assigned the tail number 1941 in honor of the year the Tuskegee Airmen were founded.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Air Force senior leaders visit Liberty Village on Joint Base MDL

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass arrived to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to visit Liberty Village and the members supporting Task Force Liberty Sept. 25.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • DAF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The HEAT is on

    The Hispanic Empowerment and Advancement Team, a specialized Department of the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group, was chartered to review and analyze guidelines, programs, data and other information for barriers to employment, advancement, and retention of Hispanic employees and applicants,

  • CSAF Leadership Library: September 2021

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library: "All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy," "Challenger: The Final Flight", "A Short History of Russia: How the World’s Largest Country Invented Itself,

  • Last of Doolittle Raiders memorialized

    Remembered as a man who faithfully served his country and was a devoted father and a man of faith, Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last of the Doolittle Raiders, was honored and posthumously promoted to the rank of colonel during a Sept. 7 ceremony at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

  • Partner nations share strengths, capabilities during PACS-21

    Gen. Ken Wilsbach, PACAF commander, hosted the Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium 2021, which was attended by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and air chiefs from 14 other nations. This year’s theme, “Enduring cooperation toward regional stability,” focused on ensuring a mutual understanding

  • Air Force Global Strike Command welcomes new commander

    Gen. Anthony Cotton took command of Air Force Global Strike Command from Gen. Tim Ray, outgoing AFGSC commander, during a ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Aug. 27. Cotton is the newest leader of the U.S. Air Force’s portion of the nuclear enterprise, which maintains the nation's only force of

  • CSAF visits Kirtland AFB

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., along with his wife, Sharene, visited Kirtland Air Force Base, Aug. 12-13.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Brown named honorary Tuskegee Airman, receives symbolic red jacket

    Induction into the elite group of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. as an honorary member is a direct reflection of an individual’s dedication to preserving the heritage and legacy of the “Red Tails” as well as introducing youth to aviation and science, technology, engineering and math opportunities.

  • AFSEC changes command

    Maj. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt became the Department of the Air Force chief of safety and commander of the Air Force Safety Center, during a change of command ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, Aug. 13.

  • Brown says China’s challenge must be met with speed, focus and commitment

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. told an influential audience Aug. 6 at the National Press Club that the Air Force and the nation must respond with speed, focus and commitment to China’s emergence and other global security threats just as it did 20 years ago following the 9/11 attack.

  • CSAF signs charter for China Aerospace Studies Institute

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. recently signed the charter for the Air Force’s China Aerospace Studies Institute, signaling the service’s intent to focus education, awareness and understanding more heavily on China’s growing military threat.

  • CSAF Leadership Library: Summer 2021

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents three new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library: "Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men," "The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State" and "The Social Dilemma."

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • CSAF visits Ramstein Air Base

    During their visit, the Browns toured agencies across Ramstein AB proper to meet face-to-face with the Airmen and families who support the Global Gateway’s diverse mission set.

  • CSAF, CMSAF visit MacDill AFB

    During the visit, both leaders addressed future policy changes for enlisted and commissioned officer talent management and force structure in addition to answering a variety of questions from basic allowance for housing to how the Civil Air Patrol contributes to the Total Force mission.

  • CSAF shares advice during gala

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., virtually addressed Air Force Cadet Officer Mentorship Association members during their 32nd Anniversary Awards Gala, May 15.

  • Roth, Brown, Raymond present Air, Space Forces priorities to Congress

    Appearing alongside Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Roth told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense that the Air and Space Forces continue to recalibrate their practices, personnel and policies to address “peer

  • CSAF letter to Air Force spouses

    Dear Air Force Spouses,Thank you for your courage and strength, and for being part of our Air Force family. Those in uniform are easily recognized for their service and sacrifices, but it’s you...the unsung heroes of our Air Force who sacrifice so much to support your family, the Air Force, and our

  • CSAF visits Minot AFB

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. as well as members of a congressional delegation visited Minot Air Force Base, April 29.

  • CSAF earns Doolittle Award

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. received the General James Doolittle Award from Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his significant contributions to the advancement of U.S. airpower during a virtual event April 22.

  • CSAF visits Edwards AFB

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and his wife, Sharene Brown, visited Edwards Air Force Base, March 30 – April 1.

  • CSAF Memo to Airmen: Leadership Library

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s presents his Leadership Library. A chance to offer new books, podcasts and documentaries in order to generate regular conversations with Airmen on things that interest him and may interest them.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • First Air Force designated as air component to US Space Command

    Following this reorganization, First Air Force will continue to provide uninterrupted air component support to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command while also exercising command and control over Air Force forces supporting U.S. Space Command.

  • Brown looks to accelerate while changing Air Force culture

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. rarely disguises his intentions or pulls punches. He wants to go fast. He wants Airmen to succeed and feel enriched. He wants the best and most unvarnished information. Most of all, he wants to win.