Generations of Chevrons: An Enlisted History Through the Experiences of the Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force
Paul W. Airey, 1st Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: Apr 1967 - Jul 1969
Thomas N. Barnes, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: Oct 1973 - Jul 1977
Sam E Parish, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: Aug 1983 - Jun 1986
David J. Campanale, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: Oct 1994 - Nov 1996
Gerald R. Murray, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: July 2002 - Jun 2006
James A. Cody, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: Jan 2013 - Jan 2017
Kalith O. Wright, 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force: Feb 2017 --
The Evolution of Airmen: Conversations with the Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force, March 2017, AU Press.

Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force

Most of the biographies below are taken from the Air Force History Publication: Generation of Chevrons a History of the Enlisted Force.

See also the AU Press publication: The Evolution of Airmen: Conversations With Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force.

Some biographies are linked to the biographies found on the official Air Force Link biographies pages.

Paul W. Airey -- April 3, 1967 - July 31, 1969

Donald L. Harlow -- August 1, 1969 - October 1, 1971

Richard D. Kisling -- October 1, 1971 - October 1, 1973

Thomas N. Barnes -- October 1, 1973 - August 1, 1977

Robert D. Gaylor -- August 1, 1977 - July 31, 1979

James M. McCoy -- August 1, 1979 - July 31, 1981

Arthur L. Andrews -- August 1, 1981 - August 1, 1983

Sam E. Parish -- August 1, 1983 - June 30, 1986

James C. Binnicker --July 1, 1986-July 31, 1990

Gary R. Pfingston -- August 1, 1990 - October 25, 1994

David J. Campanale -- October 26, 1994 - November 4, 1996

Eric W. Benken -- November 5, 1996 - July 30, 1999

Frederick J. "Jim" Finch -- July 31, 1999 - June 28, 2002

Gerald R. Murray -- July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2006

Rodney J. McKinley -- July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2009

James A. Roy -- June 30, 2009 - January 24, 2013

James A. Cody -- January 24, 2013 - Jan 2017

Kalith O. Wright- Feb 2017--