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MISSION: Ninth Air Force organizes, trains and equips its headquarters to be a deployable, operational-level Joint Task Force and its subordinate commands to prepare for and execute expeditionary taskings. 

Additionally, Ninth Air Force commands eight wings and three direct reporting units in the Southeastern U.S., ensuring the operational readiness of more than 400 aircraft and 29,000 active duty and civilian members.

VISION: Focusing the combat/agile support capabilities of all 9th Air Force units on the current fight, while preparing our Airmen for the dynamic requirements of air, space and cyberspace of the future.

Ninth Air Force Leadership


         Ninth Air Force commander               Ninth Air Force Deputy Commander               Ninth Air Force Command Chief       

          Maj. Gen. Chad P. Franks 
               Deputy Commander
                Col. Bryan E. Tash
Command Chief
CMSgt Benjamin W. Hedden

ACC leadership

 Gen. Mike Holmes

 Deputy Commander  
 Lt. Gen. Christopher P. Weggeman 

 Command Chief Master Sergeant 
 CMSgt David W. Wade

USAF Senior LEaders

 Secretary of the Air Force
 Matthew P. Donovan

 Air Force Chief of Staff
 Gen. David L. Goldfein

 Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force
 CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright