Major General Charles S. Corcoran, USAF

U.S. Air Force Warfare Center
JADC2 & All Domain Warfare Symposium

Maj. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran is the Commander, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. As Commander, he oversees four wings and two named units with more than 12,000 military and civilian personnel serving in the 57th Wing, 53rd Wing, 99th Air Base Wing, 505th Command and Control Wing, the Nevada Test and Training Range and the Air Force Joint Test Program Office. The USAFWC conducts operational testing and tactics development programs as well as advanced training schools, exercises and venues. The center develops innovative leaders and provides Airmen with proven and tested technology, the most current tactics, academic training and opportunities to practice integrated force employment.

Maj. Gen. Corcoran earned his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1992. He has commanded the 525th Fighter Squadron, the 325th Operations Group, the 3rd Wing and the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. He has served as the Executive Assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force and in the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Executive Action Group. He was also in the headquarters staff of Air Forces Central Command, NATO’s Allied Air Command, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.

He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and a command pilot with more than 3,100 flying hours, including more than 440 combat hours, primarily in the F-22 Raptor and F-15 Eagle.