Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory

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The commander of Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is responsible for managing the Air Force's science and technology program as well as additional customer funded research and development. The commander is also responsible for a workforce of approximately 10,800 people in the laboratory's component technology directorates, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the 711th Human Performance Wing.

Below is a list of commanders of Air Force Research Laboratory and the terms in office.

List of commanders of the Air Force Research Laboratory[edit]

No. Photo Name Term start Term end Term length
1 Major General
Richard R. Paul[1]
Apr 1997 2000
2 Major General
Paul D. Nielsen
Apr 2000 2004
3 Major General
Perry L. Lamy
Jun 2004 Nov 2005
4 Major General
Ted F. Bowlds
January 2006 November 2007
5 Major General
Curtis M. Bedke
Oct 2007 Feb 2010
6 Major General
Ellen M. Pawlikowski
February 12, 2010 May 2011
7 Major General
Neil McCasland
May 2011 July 2013
8 Major General
Thomas J. Masiello
July 29, 2013 May 2016
9 Major General
Robert D. McMurry Jr.[2]
May 2016 May 2, 2017
10 Major General
William T. Cooley[3]
May 2, 2017 January 15, 2020 2 years, 258 days
11 Brigadier General
Evan Dertien[4]
January 15, 2020 June 18, 2020 155 days
12 Major General
Heather L. Pringle[5]
June 18, 2020 June 5, 2023 2 years, 352 days
13 Major General
Scott A. Cain
June 5, 2023 Incumbent 270 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biographies : MAJOR GENERAL RICHARD R. PAUL". Archived from the original on 12 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Lieutenant General Robert D. Mcmurry Jr".
  3. ^ "Major General William T. Cooley". Archived from the original on 2020-11-01. Retrieved 2020-10-28.
  4. ^ "Major General Evan C. Dertien".
  5. ^ "Major General Heather L. Pringle".