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Chief of Chaplains of the
United States Air Force

MGen Stendahl Official Photo

Incumbent:
Maj Gen Howard D. Stendahl
since: August 31, 2012
First Maj Gen Charles I. Carpenter
Formation June 11, 1948
Website Official Website
AF Chaplain Corps Seal

Emblem, U.S. Air Force Chaplain Service

The Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force (CCHAF) is the senior chaplain in the United States Air Force, the leader of the U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps, and the senior advisor on religious issues to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force.

The current CCHAF is Major General Howard D. Stendahl.

U.S. Air Force Chiefs of ChaplainsEdit

Name Photo Term began Term ended
1. Maj Gen Charles I. Carpenter CharlesCarpenter June 11, 1948 August 14, 1958
2. Maj Gen Terence P. Finnegan TPFinnegan2 August 15, 1958 July 1, 1962
3. Maj Gen Robert P. Taylor RobertTaylor September 1, 1962 July 31, 1966
4. Maj Gen Edwin R. Chess Chess edwin r August 1, 1966 August 1, 1970
5. Maj Gen Roy M. Terry RoyTerry August 10, 1970 August 1, 1974
6. Maj Gen Henry J. Meade HenryMeade August 2, 1974 August 1, 1978
7. Maj Gen Richard Carr November 1, 1978 July 31, 1982
8. Maj Gen John A. Collins JohnCollins August 1, 1982 November 1, 1985
9. Maj Gen Stuart E. Barstad StuartEBarstad November 2, 1985 November 1, 1988
10. Maj Gen John P. McDonough JohnMcDonough December 1, 1988 December 1, 1991
11. Maj Gen Donald J. Harlin DonaldHarlin December 2, 1991 August 1, 1995
12. Maj Gen Arthur S. Thomas ArthurThomas August 1, 1995 August 1, 1997
13. Maj Gen William J. Dendinger WilliamDendinger June 1, 1997 May 1, 2001
14. Maj Gen Lorraine K. Potter LorrainePotter May 24, 2001 June 1, 2004
15. Maj Gen Charles C. Baldwin CharlesBaldwin June 2, 2004 May 27, 2008
16. Maj Gen Cecil R. Richardson Chaplains- Air Force May 28, 2008 June 1, 2012
17. Maj Gen Howard D. Stendahl MGen Stendahl Official Photo August 31, 2012 Incumbent

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