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Air Staff Chief Communicators


Air Staff Chief Communicators

Director of Communications (AFOAC)
Maj Gen Francis L. Ankenbrandt

1947 - 1951

Maj Gen Raymond C. Maude

1951 - 1953

Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Gordon A. Blake

1953 - 1955


Director of Communications-Electronics (AFOAC)
Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Gordon A. Blake

1955 - 1956

Maj Gen Alvin L. Pachynski

1956 - 1958

Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Harold W. Grant

1958 - 1960


Director of Telecommunications (AFOAC)
Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Harold W. Grant

1960 - 1961

Maj Gen John B. Bestic

1961 - 1962


Director of Command Control and Communications (AFOCC)
Maj Gen J. Francis Taylor, Jr.

1962 - 1965


Director of Command Control and Communications (AF/PRC)
Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Gordon T. Gould, Jr.

1965 - 1971

Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Lee M. Paschall

1971 - 1974

Maj Gen Robert L. Edge

1974 - 1975


Assistant Chief of Staff for Communications and Computer Resources (AF/KR)
Maj Gen Robert L. Edge

1975 - 1977

Maj Gen (later Gen) Robert T. Herres

1977 - 1978


Director of Command, Control and Communications (AF/XOK)
Maj Gen (later Gen) Robert T. Herres

1978 - 1979


Director of Command and Control and Telecommunications (AF/XOK)
Maj Gen William G. Mac Laren, Jr.

1979 - 1981

Maj Gen Gerald L. Prather

1981 - 1983


Assistant Chief of Staff for Information Systems (AF/SI)
Maj Gen Gerald L. Prather

1983 - 1984

Maj Gen John T. Stihl

1984 - 1986


Assistant Chief of Staff for Systems for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (AF/SC)
Maj Gen John T. Stihl

1986 - 1986

Maj Gen (later Lt Gen) Robert H. Ludwig

1986 - 1989

Brig Gen (later Lt Gen) Albert J. Edmonds

1989 - 1990


Deputy Chief of Staff for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (AF/SC)
Lt Gen Robert H. Ludwig

1990 - 1992

Lt Gen Carl G. O'Berry

1992 - 1995

Lt Gen John S. Fairfield

1995 - 1996


Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications and Information (AF/SC)
Lt Gen John S. Fairfield

1996 - 1996

Lt Gen William J. Donahue

1996 - 1997


Director of Communications and Information (AF/SC)
Lt Gen William J. Donahue

1997 - 2000

Lt Gen John L. Woodward, Jr.

2000 - 2000


Chief of Staff for Communications and Information (AF/SC)
Lt Gen John L. Woodward, Jr.

2000 - 2001


Chief of Staff for Warfighting Integration (AF/XI)
Lt Gen Leslie F. Kenne

2002 - 2003

Lt Gen (later Gen) William T. Hobbins

2003 -2005

Lt. Gen. Michael W. Peterson 2005 - 2009