NSS Alumni Confirmed as new Air Force Chief of Staff

General Mark A. WelshGeneral Mark A. Welsh was confirmed as the new Air Force Chief of Staff by the Senate on Thursday, August 3rd.  The Senate confirmation of General Welsh as the new AFCS marks the first NSS Alumni to be appointed as a service chief.  General Welsh is a graduate of the 1998 National Security Management Course sponsored by the National Security Studies program based at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.