Gen. Mike Minihan assumed command of Air Mobility Command from Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost, who will soon take the reins of U.S. Transportation Command, during a ceremony Oct. 5 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Minihan, who last served as deputy commander of U.S. ...
Gen. Anthony J. Cotton received his fourth star and took charge of Air Force Global Strike Command on Aug. 27, pledging to shepherd the two Air Force legs of the nuclear triad through a “major transition,” a reference both to much-needed modernization and increasing strategic ...
Maj. Gen. Barry R. Cornish took command of 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) during an Aug. 21 change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Cornish, previously the commander of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Afghanistan and commander of NATO ...
Lt. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot received his third star and took over as commander of Air Forces Central Command during a July 16 ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Guillot, previously the director of operations for U.S. Northern Command, took over for Lt. Gen. ...
Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington took command of 8th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Jim Dawkins Jr. during a June 12 ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. As the leader of the “Mighty Eighth,” Weatherington will oversee the Air Force’s bomber force, including more than ...