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Superintendents - Past and Present

Lt. Gen. Hubert R. HarmonThe first superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Hubert Harmon, was also one of the individuals most influential in establishing the Academy as a successful educational institution. He became superintendent Aug. 14, 1954, at the Academy's temporary home of Lowry Air Force Base, Colo., after being called back to active duty from retirement Nov. 8, 1953.

Then Maj. Gen. James Briggs became the Academy's second superintendent Aug. 1, 1956, and guided the operation of the new Academy during two of its three years at Lowry AFB. He also oversaw the Academy's move to its permanent campus north of Colorado Springs in August 1958.

Below is the comprehensive list of Academy superintendents. Click on a superintendent's name to view the official biography.

  1. Lt. Gen. Hubert R. Harmon -- August 1954 - July 1956
  2. Lt. Gen. James E. Briggs -- August 1956 - August 1959
  3. Gen. William S. Stone -- August 1959 - August 1962
  4. Lt. Gen. Robert H. Warren -- August 1962 - July 1965
  5. Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman -- July 1965 - August 1970
  6. Lt. Gen. Albert P. Clark -- August 1970 - August 1974
  7. Gen. James R. Allen -- August 1974 - June 1977
  8. Lt. Gen. K.L. Tallman -- June 1977 - June 1981
  9. Lt. Gen. Robert E. Kelley -- June 1981 - July 1983
  10. Lt. Gen. Winfield W. Scott Jr. -- July 1983 - June 1987
  11. Lt. Gen. Charles R. Hamm -- June 1987 - July 1991
  12. Lt. Gen. Bradley C. Hosmer -- June 1991 - July 1994
  13. Lt. Gen. Paul E. Stein -- July 1994 - August 1997
  14. Lt. Gen. Tad J. Oelstrom -- August 1997 - June 2000
  15. Lt. Gen. John R. Dallager -- June 2000 - July 2003
  16. Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa Jr. -- July 2003 - October 2005
  17. Lt. Gen. John F. Regni -- October 2005 - June 2009
  18. Lt. Gen. Michael C. Gould -- June 2009 - August 2013
  19. Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson -- August 2013 - Present


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