Cadets - Chain of Command



CHAIN OF COMMAND

The complete Chain of Command is required to be memorized before promoting to phase two in addition to the Memory Work. For promotion to Cadet Airman (C/Amn) Cadets must memorize the Unit Chain of Command only. To become an NCO, Cadets must memorize the entire Chain of Command listed below.

Air Force Chain of Command:
Commander in Chief: The Honorable Barack H. Obama
Secretary of Defense: The Honorable Chuck Hagel
Secretary of the Air Force: The Honorable Deborah Lee James
Chief of Staff, USAF: General Mark A. Welsh III
Commander, Air Education and Training Command: General Robin Rand
Commander, Air University: Lieutenant General Steven L. Kwast
Commander, CAP-USAF: Colonel Michael D. Tyynismaa

Civil Air Patrol Chain of Command:
National Commander: Major General Joseph R. Vazquez
Pacific Region Commander: Colonel Brian L. Bishop
California Wing Commander: Colonel Alan Ferguson
Group 2 Commander: Lt Col Brett Dolnick

Unit Chain of Command:
Squadron Commander: Lt Col Frank M. Opelski
Deputy Commander for Cadets: Maj Timothy B. Albert
Go Here to see current Cadet Chain of Command