WASHINGTON, May 27, 2020 – Air Force Aid Society officially announced today that the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Kaleth O. Wright will assume the CEO role effective October 1, 2020. Wright will replace the current CEO, Lt. Gen. John D. Hopper, Jr., USAF (Ret.), who announced his retirement plans early this year. Hopper will remain in the role until October. “I’m excited about this next chapter following my retirement from the U.S. Air Force. It’s been an invaluable experience to serve alongside so many great airmen over the past 31 years,” said Wright. “I admire Lt. Gen. Hopper and look forward to building upon the success and great things he and his staff have done at the Society to help so many of our Air Force families.” Wright is the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force. This is the highest noncommissioned officer position. He has held this role since February 17, 2017, and is responsible for more than 410,000 enlisted Air Force members. He also serves as the advisor to the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force on issues related to welfare, readiness, morale, and proper utilization of the enlisted force. Before he was appointed CMSAF, Wright served as the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe
In an interview and podcast with Military Home Life, Hopper shares some programs and resources are available to airmen and their families.
WASHINGTON, April 9, 2019 – Charity Navigator has awarded Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) our fourth consecutive 4-star rating as a result of our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator is America’s largest independent charity evaluator.
AFAS donations have helped greatly in providing relief and emergency assistance to Airmen affected by Hurricane Michael. In this interview with KMOX News Radio, learn how you can help by donating to the Hurricane Fund.