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 Donald J. Trump
Secretary of Defense: The Honorable James Mattis
Secretary of the Air Force: The Honorable Dr. Heather A. Wilson
Chief of Staff, USAF: General David L. Goldfein
Commander, Air Combat Command: General James M. Holmes
Commander, First Air Force: Lieutenant General R. Scott Williams
Commander, CAP-USAF: Colonel Michael D. Tyynismaa

Civil Air Patrol Chain of Command:
National Commander: Major General Mark E. Smith
Pacific Region Commander: Colonel Jon L. Stokes
California Wing Commander: Colonel Alan Ferguson
Group 2 Commander: Lt Col Brett Dolnick

Unit Chain of Command:
Squadron Commander: Maj Timothy B. Albert
Deputy Commander for Cadets: Capt Eric R. Meinbress
Go Here to see current Cadet Chain of Command