Norton A. Schwartz

Norton A. Schwartz

Norton Allan Schwartz is a retired United States Air Force general who served as the 19th Chief of Staff of the Air Force from August 12, 2008 until his retirement in 2012. As Chief of Staff, he served as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of nearly 700,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Norton A. Schwartz has 25 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 News Briefing as a Director for the Operations of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The year with the most videos was 2011 with six videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,227 views per program. Most appearances with Michael B. Donley (6), Lawrence DiRita (5). Most common tags: Air Force, Military, Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10).

Appearances by Title:


Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force c. August 12, 2008 - August 10, 2012 Videos: 17 Commander, Transportation Command, U.S. Air Force c. September 1, 2005 - c. August 1, 2008 Videos: 1 Director, Operations, Joint Chiefs of Staff c. October 1, 2002 - c. October 1, 2004 Videos: 7 General, U.S. Air Force October 1, 2005 - c. January 1, 2012 Videos: 0 Lieutenant General, U.S. Air Force January 18, 2000 - October 1, 2005 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Terrorist Threats

    Terrorist Threats

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper talked about the mission and work of the intelligence community. He affirmed…

  • Military Operations

    Military Operations

    Former military and Defense Department officials testified at a hearing on proposals to increase the effectiveness of…

  • Air Force Chief of Staff Transition Ceremony

    Air Force Chief of Staff Transition Ceremony

    In an official transition ceremony held in a hangar at Joint Base Andrews, General Mark Welsh assumed the duties of the Air…

  • Dover Port Mortuary Report

    Dover Port Mortuary Report

    Air Force Secretary Donley reacted to the findings of the investigation into the mishandling of service members remains at…

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