About Biographies
This database contains biographical information on Air Force Reserve Command leaders -- Reserve and active duty general officers and senior civilians in director positions, colonels serving as wing commanders and the command chief master sergeant. AFRC biographies may not have been prepared for some general officers before retirement. If a name is not listed, an AFRC biography is not available.

Air Force General Officer Biography Index

Air force reserve command leadership

  Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller Maj. Gen. Ronald B. Miller  Maj. Gen. William 'Buck' Waldrop, Jr.
Command Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly

Chief, Air Force Reserve and Commander, AFRC
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller

 Deputy to the Chief of the Air Force Reserve
Maj. Gen. Ronald B. Miller
AFRC Vice Commander
           

Maj. Gen. William Waldrop, Jr.

AFRC Command Chief Master Sgt.

Chief Master Sgt Ericka E. Kelly

 

Maj. Gen. Michael Kim

Mobilization Assistant to HAF/RE
Maj. Gen. Michael D. Kim

Maj. Gen. Curtis Williams

Mobilization Assistant to AFRC/CC
Maj. Gen. Curtis L. Williams

 
 
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Colonel Bruce M. Bender is the Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Colonel Bruce M. Bender

Colonel Bruce M. Bender is the Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He advises the Commander, Air Force Reserve Command on communication issues; performs functional management of unit and individual mobilization augmentees in the Reserve public affairs career field; provides
10/05
2015
Official Photo -     Col James Byrne (U.S. Air Force Photo by Michael Pausic) Colonel James R. Byrne

Colonel James R. Byrne is the Staff Judge Advocate, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Georgia. Colonel Byrne earned his commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey in 1988. He then attended the Duke University School of Law under the Educational Delay
1/11
2016
Command Chaplain, Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Chaplain (Colonel) Gary R. Califf

Chaplain (Col.) Gary R. Califf is the Command Chaplain, Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Chaplain Califf advises the Commander of the Air Force Reserve Command on religious, ethical, and quality of life issues. He supports, evaluates, and facilitates quality chaplain ministries at Air Force Reserve Command units through staff visits, quality assessments, policy guidance, training opportunities, conferences, reports, and cross feed. Chaplain Califf also manages manpower and personnel matters, education and professional development and ensures force readiness.
1/05
2015
Colonel Sean M. Carpenter is the Director, Commander’s Action Group at Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia Colonel Sean M. Carpenter

Colonel Sean M. Carpenter is the Director, Commander’s Action Group at Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
10/19
2016
Roger L. Daugherty, Jr., is the Director of Information Protection for Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Roger L. Daugherty, Jr.

Roger L. Daugherty, Jr., is the Director of Information Protection for Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
10/18
2016
Colonel Douglas A. Drakeley is the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Colonel Douglas A. Drakeley

Colonel Douglas A. Drakeley is the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
4/06
2016
Colonel Markus P. Gmehlin is the Command Surgeon at Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. As Command Surgeon, he conducts major command level policy development for administration, training, and readiness of medical and aeromedical evacuation programs. Colonel Markus P. Gmehlin

Colonel Markus P. Gmehlin is the Command Surgeon at Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. As Command Surgeon, he conducts major command level policy development for administration, training, and readiness of medical and aeromedical evacuation programs.
1/05
2017
Colonel Anne B. Gunter is the Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Colonel Anne B. Gunter

Colonel Anne B. Gunter is the Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
5/06
2016
Mr. Gary "Jake" Jacobson is the Chief of Protocol to the Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Gary "Jake" Jacobson

Gary “Jake” Jacobson is the Chief of Protocol to the Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for the overall Protocol program which supports the commander, vice commander, and director of staff. He plans, coordinates and orchestrates official visits, receptions, dinners,
5/05
2016
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DSN: 837-5584 Command Chief Master Sergeant Ericka E. Kelly

Chief Master Sergeant Ericka Kelly is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. She represents the highest level of enlisted leadership in the command, advising the commander on all matters concerning the health, morale, welfare and effective management of more than 55,000 active duty and reserve
3/21
2016
Colonel Stephen “Steve” Lanier is the Director of Safety for Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for all aspects of the command's flight, ground, and weapons safety / mishap prevention programs. He also advises AFRC leadership on matters related to risk management and nuclear surety. Colonel Lanier provides safety oversight for 35 wings, 10 independent groups, and 70,000 AFRC personnel. Colonel Stephen L. Lanier

Colonel Stephen “Steve” Lanier is the Director of Safety for Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for all aspects of the command's flight, ground, and weapons safety/mishap prevention programs. He also advises AFRC leadership on matters related to risk management and nuclear surety. Colonel
4/08
2015
Colonel Harold W. “Hal” Linnean is the Director of Analyses, Assessments, Lessons Learned, and Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21) for Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Colonel Harold W. "Hal" Linnean III

Colonel Harold W. Linnean is the Commander, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service (AFRCRS), Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He serves as the advisor to the AFRC Commander, senior staff, and numbered air force and wing commanders on all matters relating to military recruiting and strategic marketing within the Air Force Reserve. The AFRCRS
6/19
2015
Dr. James (Jim) Malachowski is the Chief Historian, Office of the Air Force Reserve and the Director of Historical Services, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.—the largest single history program in the Air Force. Dr. James Malachowski

Dr. James (Jim) Malachowski is the Chief Historian, Office of the Air Force Reserve and the Director of Historical Services, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.—the largest single history program in the Air Force. He serves as the principal advisor to the commander on airpower history and lineage, maintains the command's institutional heritage through the completion of periodic history reports and focused special studies, and provides training and functional leadership to approximately 90 enlisted, officer, and civilian historians.
3/05
2015
Colonel Preston McFarren is the Commander of the 953d Reserve Support Squadron at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, supporting the Joint Enabling Capabilities Command and the Joint Staff at Hampton Roads. Colonel Preston F. McFarren

Colonel Preston McFarren is the Commander of the 953rd Reserve Support Squadron at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, supporting the Joint Enabling Capabilities Command and the Joint Staff at Hampton Roads.
6/23
2016
Carolyn Hope McMahon is the Chief Technology Officer/Chief Enterprise Architect, Air Force Reserve.  Mrs. McMahon provides leadership to the design and implementation of Communications, Computers, and Enterprise Architecture strategic direction and policy.  Carolyn Hope McMahon

Carolyn Hope McMahon is the Chief Technology Officer/Chief Enterprise Architect, Air Force Reserve. Ms. McMahon provides leadership to the design and implementation of Communications, Computers, and Enterprise Architecture strategic direction and policy.
10/19
2016
Colonel Jerry Narum is the Director of Communications and Chief Information Officer, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Colonel Jerald H. Narum

Colonel Jerry Narum is the Director of Communications and Chief Information Officer, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
7/08
2016
Ms. Michelle Whitford is Comptroller and Director, Financial Management Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. She oversees the Major Command, headquarters and three numbered Air Force financial management Staffs, and is responsible to the Commander of AFRC for all matters affecting the Air Force Reserve's $6.3B in budgetary, financial, and accounting activities annually. 
Michelle P. Whitford

Ms. Michelle Whitford is Comptroller and Director, Financial Management Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. She oversees the major command, headquarters and three numbered Air Force financial management staffs, and is responsible to the Commander of Air Force Reserve Command for all matters affecting the command's $6.3
10/14
2015
130114-F-QU140-001 Chief Master Sgt. Thomas C. Zwelling Jr.

Chief Master Sgt. Thomas C. Zwelling is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service (AFRC/RS), Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
5/01
2013
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