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CMSAF Wright: The Airmen We Need must be resilient

In order to win tomorrow’s war, defend the homeland and remain a safe and secure nuclear deterrent, Airmen must be well trained, well led, agile and resilient, according to the Air Force’s most senior enlisted leader.

Building upon Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s discussion of the “Air Force We Need” and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s assessment of how to use the advantages of multi-domain operations, Wright said the “Airmen We Need” must be well trained, well led and agile in addition to resilient.

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks on resiliency during the Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2018. During his speech, Wright spoke about the importance of taking care of yourself and each other. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. DeAndre Curtiss)

The Force We Present: Future of AF operations

As the Air Force highlights revitalizing squadrons and the need to improve readiness to contend with near peer adversaries, the Air Force deputy chief of staff of operations spoke to an audience about “The Force We Present” and the necessity for coming changes in military operations during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Sept. 17, 2018.

Lt. Gen. Mark D. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff or operations, delivers his speech on “The Force We Present” during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 17, 2018, in National Harbor, Md. The Air, Space and Cyber Conference is a professional development conference that offers an opportunity for Department of Defense personnel to participate in forums, speeches, seminars and workshops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)