Deputy Commander Operations

Deputy Commander Operations is the senior Royal Air Force officer responsible for the conduct of air operations at home and overseas.[1] The current Deputy Commander Operations is Air Marshal Gerry Mayhew who has been serving in the position since May 2019.[1]

Deputy Commander Operations
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Air Marshal Gerry Mayhew

since 3 May 2019
Royal Air Force
Reports toChief of the Air Staff
AppointerHer Majesty The Queen
WebsiteOfficial Website

Previous post-holdersEdit

Deputy Commanders-in-Chief (Operations)

Deputy Commanders (Operations)

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  1. ^ a b "Royal Air Force". Royal Air Force.
  2. ^ RAF Air Rank Appointments List 08/06 of 25 Sep 2006 retrieved 3 Jan 2011
  3. ^ RAF Air Rank Appointments List 02/10 of 31 Mar 2010 retrieved 3 Jan 2011
  4. ^ RAF Air Rank Appointments List 04/10 of 18 Jun 2010 retrieved 3 Jan 2011
  5. ^ "Ups and outs July 2013". Defence Viewpoints. Retrieved 14 July 2013.