The Air Force provides a higher percentage of its force to combatant commanders than any other service, stated Gen. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, during a visit to Southwest Asia. He said: “Every day 53 percent of our airmen are committed to a combatant commander. That’s more than the Army, Navy, and the Marines.”
Unlike nearly every other innovative technology throughout history, Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt believes the space enterprise emerged backward. “Every other domain started with an entrepreneur who built something,” Burt, the special assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, told an audience at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference.