A Message From The CSAF

by General Mark A. Welsh III

We are the world’s greatest air force because of our Airmen...and we must continue to strengthen that team.

This year’s CSAF Reading List features writings, movies, music, art, and photography that highlight our heritage and fighting spirit, as well as encourage innovation and forward thinking. Take a look at the list and find something that grabs your attention.

Hopefully it’ll expand your mind, and ultimately make our great team even better.

Mark A. Welsh III
General, USAF
Chief of Staff

Gen Mark A. Welsh III

About General Mark A. Welsh III

Gen. Mark A. Welsh III is Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. As Chief, he serves as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of 690,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the general and other service chiefs function as military advisers to the Secretary of Defense,National Security Council and the President. General Welsh was born in San Antonio, Texas. He entered the Air Force in June 1976 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has been assigned to numerous operational, command and staff positions. Prior to his current position, he was Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe.