Skip to main content
Past Event

Assessing the state of the Air Force: A conversation with General David Goldfein

Past Event

As he nears retirement from a distinguished tenure as chief of staff of the Air Force, General David Goldfein joined Brookings Senior Fellows Michael O’Hanlon and Frank Rose in a conversation on the state of the Air Force, the technological innovations it is spearheading to maintain an edge over great power rivals, and where the Air Force stands with investments in talent and recruitment. Additionally, General Goldfein discussed how the Pentagon plans to ensure the military’s newest branch, the Space Force, is fully integrated and interoperable with the Air Force and its mission.

Questions from the audience followed their conversation. Viewers can submit questions via email to or on Twitter using #FutureAirForce.


More Information

To subscribe or manage your subscriptions to our top event topic lists, please visit our event topics page.

Get a weekly events calendar from Brookings