Leadership

Current USAFRICOM Leadership

Commander

U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend


Command Senior Enlisted Leader

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Richard Thresher


Deputy Commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kirk Smith


Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement 

Ambassador Andrew Young, U.S. Department of State


Headquarters Chief of Staff

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler


Former commanders

Former commanders of U.S. Africa Command