GENERAL MICHAEL V. HAYDEN
General Michael V. Hayden is Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Washington, D.C.
Appointed by President George W. Bush, he is the first person to serve in this position. General Hayden
is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the national intelligence program. He is the
highest-ranking military intelligence officer in the armed forces. Prior to his current assignment,
General Hayden was Director, National Security Agency, and Chief, Central Security Service, Fort George
G. Meade, Maryland. General Hayden has also served as Commander of the Air Intelligence Agency and as
Director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center. He has been assigned to senior staff positions
at the Pentagon, Headquarters U.S. European Command, National Security Council and the U.S. Embassy in
the People's Republic of Bulgaria.
GENERAL PAUL V. HESTER
General Paul V. Hester is Commander, Pacific Air Forces, and Air Component Commander for the Commander,
U.S. Pacific Command, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. He has responsibility for Air Force activities spread
over half the globe in a command that supports 55,500 Air Force people serving principally in Hawaii, Alaska,
Guam, Japan and South Korea. Prior to assuming his current position, the general was Commander, Air Force Special
Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida.
GENERAL WILLIAM T. HOBBINS
General Tom Hobbins is Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe; Commander, Allied Air Component Command Ramstein; Air
Component Commander, U.S. European Command, Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and Director, Multinational Joint Air Power
Competence Center, Kalkar, Germany. The general has commanded two tactical fighter wings and a composite air group.
Prior to this, he served as the Director of Operations for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and was responsible for the
planning, beddown and execution of combat forces in Europe for Operation Allied Force. During his tenure as 12th Air
Force Commander, General Hobbins deployed the 12th Air Force's Air Operations Center (AOC) to Southwest Asia as
operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom's alternate AOC. A command pilot, the general has more than 4,275
flying hours, primarily in fighter aircraft.
GENERAL RONALD E. KEYS
General Ronald E. Keys is Commander, Air Combat Command (ACC), with headquarters at Langley Air Force Base,
Virginia, and Air Component Commander for U.S. Joint Forces Command and U.S. Northern Command. General Keys
is responsible for organizing, training, equipping and maintaining combat-ready forces for rapid deployment
and employment while ensuring strategic air defense forces are ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air
sovereignty and wartime defense. ACC operates more than 1,100 aircraft, 25 wings, 15 bases and more than 200
operating locations worldwide with 110,000 active-duty and civilian personnel. When mobilized, the Air National
Guard and Air Force Reserve contribute more than 700 aircraft and 62,000 people to Air Combat Command. Prior to
this assignment, General Keys was Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters USAF. The
general is a command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours, including more than 300 hours of combat time in
GENERAL LANCE W. LORD
General Lance W. Lord is Commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. He is responsible
for the development, acquisition and operation of the Air Forces space and missile systems. The general oversees
a global network of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning and launch facilities, and ensures
the combat readiness of Americas intercontinental ballistic missile force. He leads more than 39,700 space
professionals who provide combat forces and capabilities to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S.
Strategic Command. Prior to assuming his current position, General Lord was the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff for
Headquarters U.S. Air Force.
GENERAL T. MICHAEL MOSELEY
General T. Michael Moseley is the 20th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. As Chief, he serves
as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipage of more than 700,000
active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, the general and other service chiefs function as military advisers to the Secretary of Defense,
National Security Council and the President. Prior to his current position, the general served as the Vice Chief of
Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force. General Moseley has also commanded the 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command
Air Forces while serving as Combined Forces Air Component Commander for Operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom
and Iraqi Freedom. His staff assignments have consisted of a mix of operational, joint and personnel duties. The
general is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and has been decorated by the presidents of the French
Republic and the United Arab Emirates.
THE HONORABLE MICHAEL W. WYNNE
Michael W. Wynne is the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, DC. He is responsible for the affairs of the
Department of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its
nearly 370,000 men and women on active duty, 180,000 members of the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve,
160,000 civilians, and their families. With an annual budget of approximately $110 billion, he ensures the Air
Force can meet its current and future operational requirements. Prior to this, Mr. Wynne served as Principal
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and Under Secretary of Defense for
Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, in the Bush administration. Mr. Wynne is a graduate of the U.S. Military
Academy and served in the Air Force for seven years, ending his career as a captain and assistant professor of
astronautics at the U.S. Air Force Academy. His subsequent career in the aerospace industry included stints with
Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics.
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