Gen Brown and CMSAF Bass engaging in conversation
REACHING NEW HEIGHTS

OUR LEADERS

WALKING THE WALK

Together, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force command every Airman who serves in the Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve. Appointed for their proven leadership skills and outstanding service, these Airmen ensure the Air Force remains the best in the world.

CSAF Charles Q. Brown, Jr.

As Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. is the highest ranking general and leader of the entire U.S. Air Force. He is the 22nd Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the first Black service chief. Gen Brown is also a command pilot with more than 2,900 flight hours, including 130 combat hours. Learn what books, podcasts, movies and documentaries CSAF Brown recommends to push perspectives and strengthen leadership skills.
The decorated General Brown smiles in uniform

CMSAF JOANNE S. BASS

Not only is Chief Master Sergeant JoAnne S. Bass the most-senior enlisted leader of the entire U.S. Air Force, she is also the first female and first person of Asian American descent to hold the position. She serves as the personal adviser to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the Secretary of the Air Force on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale and progress of more than 600,000 Total Force Airmen. She is the 19th Airman to hold this position. Learn what books and podcasts CMSAF Bass recommends to strengthen leadership skills and expand knowledge.
Chief Bass smiling in front of the American flag

CMSAF Bass approaches everything she does with a “get after it” attitude. Watch the videos below to hear how she applies this mindset to the Air Force and inspires others to do the same.

CAREERS

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