The Air University Commander

Lt Gen James B. Hecker


Lt. Gen. James B. Hecker is Commander and President, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.  He provides full-spectrum education, research and outreach at every level through professional military education, professional continuing education and academic degree granting. He leads the intellectual and leadership center of the U.S. Air Force, graduating more than 50,000 residents and 120,000 non-resident officers, enlisted and civilian personnel each year. Additionally, he is responsible for officer commissioning through Officer Training School and the Reserve Officer Training Corps. 


Commander's Priorities

That's Air University

Air University Diversity and Inclusion