Air & Space Warfighters in Action: CMSAF JoAnne Bass
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, the highest-ranking enlisted Airman in the U.S. Air Force, met with AFA’s President & CEO Lt. Gen. Bruce “Orville” Wright, USAF (Ret.) for a fireside chat on January 4, 2024.
Chief Bass provides direction for the enlisted force and represents their interests to the American public and to those in all levels of government. She serves as the personal adviser to the Air Force Chief of Staff and the Secretary of the Air Force on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, and proper utilization and progress of more than 600,000 Total Force Airmen. Chief Bass is the 19th chief master sergeant appointed to the highest noncommissioned officer position.