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    History made as first African American general leads one of the military services

    Gen. Charles Brown is the new Air Force chief of staff. August 6, 2020, 8:33 PM • 7 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown, Jr. became the new Air Force chief of staff on Thursday, making history as the first African American to lead one of the military services. Brown succeeded Gen. David Goldfein, as the Air Force’s 22nd chief of staff at a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, where the significance of the moment was not lost on Brown. “This is a very historic day for our nation, and I do not take this moment lightly,” he said in remarks to an…

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