Craig R. McKinley

Craig R. McKinley

Craig Richard McKinley is a retired USAF General who served as the 26th Chief, National Guard Bureau, serving from 2008 to 2012. He is the first officer from the National Guard to ever achieve the grade of a four-star general. He is currently President of the Air Force Association. Wikipedia*

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Craig R. McKinley has 12 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 video as a Commander for the Continental U.S. of the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The year with the most videos was 2009 with two videos as a Chief for the National Guard Bureau. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,002 views per program. Most common tag: Military.

Appearances by Title:January 1, 2015 - Present President and CEO, National Defense Industrial Association Videos: 1 October 1, 2012 - Present President, Air Force Association Videos: 2


Chief, National Guard Bureau c. November 1, 2008 - c. October 1, 2010 Videos: 6 Director, U.S. Air National Guard c. May 1, 2006 - November 1, 2008 Videos: 2 Commander, Continental U.S., North American Aerospace Defense Command c. August 1, 2002 - c. October 1, 2004 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Defense Reform

    Defense Reform

    A former congressional staffer joined defense and national security policy experts to discuss potential reforms for the Pentagon. Afterward, they…

  • Role of the Air National Guard

    Role of the Air National Guard

    Lieutenant General Stanley Clarke outlined the expanded role of the Air Force National Guard. Since the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the…

  • Military Compensation, Panel 2

    Military Compensation, Panel 2

    Retired military officials representing various service member associations testified on Defense Department proposals to…

  • National Guard and Reserve Spending

    National Guard and Reserve Spending

    U.S. National Guard and Reserve leadership testified on the impact of proposed military cutbacks.

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