Brig Gen Clint Hinote, USAF
Air Force Future Force Design Roundtable
Brig. Gen. S. Clinton Hinote is the Deputy Director, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. In this position, he supports the AFWIC Director in developing Total Force, multi-domain operating concepts to implement the National Defense Strategy, and drive integration through centralized enterprise design and capability planning. AFWIC identifies prioritized ways and means to guide resourcing priorities improving Air Force lethality and enhancing the joint and coalition fight.
General Hinote was commissioned in 1992 upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy. After completing a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, he accomplished pilot training at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., and F-16 training at Luke AFB, Ariz. His operational assignments include instructor duty at the USAF Weapons School, leader of the Air Forces Central Strategy Division, Squadron Commander, Wing Vice Commander and Wing Commander. General Hinote is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Air Command and Staff College, and the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies. Prior to assuming his present duties he served as the Deputy Chief, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq, Baghdad.
He is a command pilot with more than 2,000 flight hours and 240 combat hours in operations Northern and Southern Watch.