Air Secretary

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The Air Secretary is the Royal Air Force appointment of which the incumbent is responsible for policy direction on personnel management for members of the RAF.[1] From 1978 to 1983 the Air Secretary was more often referred to as Air Officer Commanding Royal Air Force Personnel Management Centre.[2] It is a senior RAF appointment, held by an officer holding the rank of air vice-marshal. The Air Secretary's counterpart in the British Army is the Military Secretary. The Royal Navy equivalent is the Naval Secretary.

Air secretaries

The following officers have held the post:[3]

Note: Post vacant 1978 - 1983

References

  1. ^ Air Force Act 1955 (Part 1) Reguations 2001 (Amendment) Regulations 2003
  2. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 1979
  3. ^ Senior Royal Air Force Appointments
  4. ^ Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation - Air Chief Marshal Sir Denis Barnett
  5. ^ Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation - Air Chief Marshal Sir Theodore McEvoy
  6. ^ Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation - Sir William MacDonald
  7. ^ "No. 44057". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 July 1966. p. 8135. 
  8. ^ "No. 44472". The London Gazette (Supplement). 8 December 1967. p. 13574. 
  9. ^ "No. 45641". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 April 1972. p. 4287. 
  10. ^ "No. 46109". The London Gazette (Supplement). 23 October 1973. p. 12554. 
  11. ^ "No. 46839". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 March 1976. p. 3191. 
  12. ^ "No. 51650". The London Gazette (Supplement). 20 February 1989. p. 2179. 
  13. ^ Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service Archived 2010-04-22 at the Wayback Machine.
  14. ^ Section 7 - A Guide to Appointments & Invitations
  15. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 2005
  16. ^ AIR RANK APPOINTMENTS LIST 4/06
  17. ^ AIR RANK APPOINTMENTS LIST 09/08
  18. ^ "Air Commodore Chris Luck has taken over as Commandant of the RAF College Cranwell and director of recruitment and initial officer training (RAF).". Grantham Journal. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2014. [permanent dead link]
  19. ^ "Ups and outs : December 2013". Defence Viewpoints. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  20. ^ "Senior Appointments". RAF. Retrieved 2016-11-04. 
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