Chief of Operations

Chief of Operations
Admiral Michael Malotte

The Chief of Operations is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and is responsible for overseeing the core operations of the CMOD. This is an appointed position, chosen by the Commander in Chief, and is affirmed by the Fleet Commanders’ Council. This person holds the minimum rank of Vice Admiral. The duties of the Chief of Operations are as follows:

  • Responsible for all duties involving the chapters of the fleet.
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate records are maintained for all pilot call signs and viper/raptor tail numbers.
  • Responsible for listing all viper and raptor squadrons assigned to each chapter.
  • Other tasks as required to assist the Commander in Chief.
  • …and is the Master of all he Surveys!
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