Christopher F. Burne
Christopher F. Burne is a United States Air Force Lieutenant General and was Judge Advocate General of the Air Force from May 2014 until May 2018. He retired on July 1, 2018.
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A native of
Dunmore, Pennsylvania, Burne's father was a decorated bombardier in World War II. Burne attended the  University of Scranton and Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson Law.
Burne joined the Air Force in 1983 and was assigned to the
Eighth Air Force. In 1987, he was assigned to Headquarters  Strategic Air Command. He served as  Offutt Air Force Base from 1989 until 1990, when he was assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base. There, he was Deputy Staff Judge Advocate with the  Western Space and Missile Center and the Twentieth Air Force. He would later deploy to serve in the Gulf War.
In 1993, Burne was stationed at
Soesterberg Air Base in the Netherlands. From there, he became Director, Operations Law,  United States Central Command and Staff Judge Advocate of the 20th Fighter Wing.
September 11 attacks, he took part in organizing the Air Force's mobilization and response.
In May 2014, he was confirmed by the Senate to be The Judge Advocate General of the Air Force.
Prior to this, he was assigned as the Staff Judge Advocate at Headquarters  Air Combat Command. Burne retired from the Judge Advocate General position on July 1, 2018. 
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