Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force
The Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force ( CSAF short, dt as: Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force) is the highest ranking officer in the U.S. Air Force.
He is responsible for organizing, training and commitment of more than 700,000 soldiers in active service, as well as the National Guard, Reserve and civilian forces of the U.S. Air Force.
The CSAF is a general who reports to the Secretary of the Air Force (Eng. about Air Force minister). He in turn is under the Air Staff, who advises him, and supported. As deputy to him is the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force to the side. As the Chief of Staff of the other branches of the armed forces, the CSAF no direct operational command authority, but provides the operational capability of the armed forces under his command safely. The direct command of the troops take on the Unified Combatant Commanders of Commands. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ( JCS ), the General Staff of the U.S. armed forces, the CSAF is the principal advisor to the President on matters relating to the U.S. Air Force.
The official headquarters of the CSAF is called "Air House ".
Comparable post in the other branches of
List of Chiefs of Staff of the Air Force
* In September, 1990, the Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney dismissed General Dugan after only 79 days from his post because of " poor judgment at a critical time ." Dugan had careless remarks to secret and diplomatically sensitive information made that affected the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and the planned response of the USA it. He retired on 31 December 1990.
On June 5, 2008 ** Moseley handed with his superiors Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne to pressure from U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates the resignation after various scandals surrounding the nuclear arsenal had happened.