Pacific Air Forces commander to take the helm of Air Combat Command

By Shelley K. Mesch / May 4, 2023 at 4:18 PM

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach will take over as commander of Air Combat Command, pending Senate confirmation, the Defense Department announced Thursday.

Wilsbach is the current commander of Pacific Air Forces and the air component commander of Indo-Pacific Command at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI. ACC is based at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.

Gen. Mark Kelly has been ACC commander since 2020. The announcement does not include information about Kelly’s future plans.