Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker, the ninth CMSAF, died March 21st at the age of 76. The well-loved and admired chief was an active member and supporter of AFSA, and his regular attendance at the annual AFSA Professional Airmen’s Conference was a highlight of the event each year.
Chief Binnicker served as the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force from July 1, 1986 through July 31, 1990. His work to implement the Enlisted Performance Report was a crucial element of his time as CMSAF. The EPR essentially reinvented the way Airmen were evaluated. Read more here: Chief Binnicker