Gen. Charles Brown confirmed as next Air Force chief of staff, becoming first black military service chief in American history
General Charles Q. Brown Jr., who received full support from the Senate. Appointed as Commander of the Air Force. “It’s a historic day for the US. I’m excited to work closely with Gen. Brown, a great patriot and leader,” Trump said.
The Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. as the 22nd Air Force chief of staff on Tuesday, a historic decision which makes Brown the first black military service chief and only the second black officer to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The U.S. Senate approved the appointment of Black General Charles Q. Brown Jr. as Commander of the Air Force. Thus, it will serve as a black general force commander for the first time in the history of the country.
Gen. Brown, to which US President Donald Trump was nominated as the Commander of the Air Force, received full support from the Senate. No objection was made against the appointment that 98 senators approved.
It was noteworthy that the appointment took place in the United States, while widespread protests continued after black George George Floyd died of police violence.
Gen. Brown was previously the Commander of the US Indo-Pacific Forces Air Elements prior to this appointment.
In his Twitter message, Trump said, “My decision to appoint Gen. Charles Brown as the first African American power commander of the US to the Air Force Command was approved by the Senate. A historic day for the USA. I am excited to work closely with Gen. Brown, a great patriot and leader. ”