September 14, 2020: Gen. Mark D. Kelly recently became Commander of the Air Combat Command (ACC). He succeeds former Commander, Gen. James (Mike) M. Holmes. Gen. Kelly commissioned into the Air Force in 1986 from the Air Force ROTC program at Southwest Texas State University. Over his career, he has commanded a fighter squadron, two fighter wings, an expeditionary wing and two Numbered Air Forces. Prior to his current position, Gen. Kelly served as Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, United States Air Force, Arlington, VA. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Southwest Texas State University, a Master of Military Arts and Sciences from Air Command and Staff College, Air University, and a Master of Science in National Security Studies from the National War College.