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Chief of Air Service, A.E.F.Edit

  • Office created by "AEF General Order No. 31"
Photo Name Term Began Term Ended Time Served Notes
1. William L. Kenly BG William L. Kenly September 3, 1917 November 27, 1917
2. BG Benjamin D. Foulois November 27, 1917 May 29, 1918
3. Mason M. Patrick MG Mason M. Patrick May 29, 1918 July 11, 1919
* Col Aubrey Lippincott July 9, 1919 August 31, 1919

Director of Air ServiceEdit

Photo Name Term Began Term Ended Time Served Notes
[[File: John D. Ryan 27 Aug, 1918 23 Dec, 1918
1. Charles T. Mehoner MG Charles T. Menoher 23 Dec, 1918 4 Jun, 1920

Chief of Air ServiceEdit

  • Office created by "Public Law 66-242, 41 Stat. 759-88"
Photo Name Term Began Term Ended Time Served Notes
1. Charles T. Mehoner MG Charles T. Menoher 4 Jun, 1920 4 Oct, 1921
2. Mason M. Patrick MG Mason M. Patrick 5 Oct, 1921 2 Jul, 1926

Chief of the Air CorpsEdit

Photo Name Term Began Term Ended Time Served Notes
1. Mason M. Patrick MG Mason M. Patrick July 2, 1926 December 13, 1927 Retired
2. James E. Fechet MG James E. Fechet December 20, 1927 December 19, 1931 Relieved
3. Benjamin Foulois MG Benjamin D. Foulois December 22, 1931 December 21, 1935 Relieved
4. Benjamin Westover MG Oscar Westover December 24, 1935 September 21, 1938 Died
5. Henry H. Arnold MG Henry H. Arnold September 22, 1938 May 30, 1941 Relieved
6. George H. Brett MG George H. Brett May 31, 1941 October 5, 1944 Relieved
6. [[File: MG Carl Spaatz October 5, 1944 June 1, 1945 Relieved

Chief of AviationEdit

Photo Name Term Began Term Ended Time Served Notes
1. [[File: MG Carl H. McNair, Jr. April 12, 1983 Jan, 1985
[[File: MG Ellis D. Parker Jan, 1985 Oct, 1989
[[File: MG Rudolph Ostovich III Oct, 1989 Jul, 1991
[[File: MG John D. Robinson Jul, 1991 Jul, 1994
[[File: MG Ronald E. Adams Jul, 1994 Sept, 1996
[[File: MG Daniel J. Petrosky Sept, 1996 1998
[[File: 1998 July, 2001
[[File: MG John M. Curran July, 2001 December 10, 2003
[[File: BG Edward J. Sinclair December 10, 2003 June 29, 2006
[[File: MG Virgil L. Packett II June 29, 2006 July 11, 2008
[[File: MG James O. Barclay III July 11, 2008 August 19, 2010
[[File: MG Anthony G. Crutchfield August 19, 2010 10 Aug, 2012
[[File: MG Kevin W. Mangum 10 Aug, 2012

Assistant ChiefsEdit

Photo Name Term Began Term Ended Assistant of Notes
BG William 'Billy' Mitchell July 1, 1920 March, 1925 MG Mason M. Patrick
BG James E. Fetchet April 27, 1925 December 14, 1927
BG Benjamin D. Foulois December 20, 1927 December 19, 1931 MG James E. Fechet
BG Oscar Westover December 22, 1931 December 22, 1935 MG Benjamin D. Foulois
BG James E. Chaney July 17, 1934 July 16, 1938 MG Benjamin D. Foulois
MG Oscar Westover
BG Henry H. Arnold December 24, 1935 September 22, 1938 MG Oscar Westover
BG George H. Brett January 31, 1939 May 31, 1941 MG Henry H. Arnold
BG Carl Spaatz October 2, 1940 October 1, 1944 MG Henry H. Arnold
MG George H. Brett
BG Herbert A. Dargue October 2, 1940 1941 MG Henry H. Arnold
MG George H. Brett
BG Davenport Johnson October 2, 1940 June 30, 1941 MG Henry H. Arnold
MG George H. Brett

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