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Cadets aren’t the only members of the U.S. Air Force Academy family who are committed to Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do. The military officers, enlisted and civilians who oversee each Mission Element of the Academy also exemplify these values.

From the Superintendent to the Director of Athletics to the 306th Flying Training Group commander, each leader is dedicated to the mission of developing air, space and cyber-minded leaders in service to the United States. Learn more about these leaders.

Official photo of Lieutenent General Richard M. Clark
Lieutenant General Richard M. Clark


Matthew Husemann
Colonel Matthew S. Husemann

Vice Superintendent

Chief Master Sergeant Heriberto G. Diaz Jr.
Chief Master Sergeant Heriberto G. Diaz Jr.

Command Chief Master Sergeant

Ms Gail Colvin
Ms. Gail Colvin

Director of Staff

Brigadier General Gavin P. Marks
Brigadier General Gavin P. Marks

Commandant of Cadets

Robert Devall
Chief Master Sergeant Robert J. Devall

Senior Enlisted Leader to the Commandant

Official photo of Brigadier General Letendre (HQ)
Brigadier General Linell A. Letendre

Dean of the Faculty

Sarah Balian
Chief Master Sergeant Sarah Balian

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Dean of the Faculty

Nathan Pine Director of Athletics
Mr. Nathan Pine

Director of Athletics

Jen Block, Executive Director of Athletics
Ms. Jennifer Block

Executive Director of Athletics

Official photo of Colonel Amy M. Glisson
Colonel Amy M. Glisson

10th ABW Commander

Official photo of Chief Master Sergeant Jeremy Schoneboom
Chief Master Sergeant Jeremy Schoneboom

10th ABW Command Chief

Colonel Michael Cornelius
Colonel Michael Cornelius

Commander, U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School

Colonel Nancy E. Taylor
Colonel Nancy E. Taylor

306th Flying Training Group Commander

Colonel Kurt A Wendt
Colonel Kurt A. Wendt

Director of the Center for Character and Leadership Development

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