The Air Force must move faster to keep up with global threats, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin said Friday, according to

“Among the biggest challenges in pursuit of our destination is time, as the future rushes toward us at a breathtaking pace,” Allvin said. “We have accelerated change and now must turn this momentum into outcomes. The clock is ticking and the time to execute is now.”

Allvin was speaking at his welcome ceremony and closed the speech by vowing to be faithful to his airmen.

“We honor their commitment best by providing first-rate training, equipment and an environment that allows them to reach their full potential as they answer our nation’s call,” Allvin said.

Air Force photo by Eric Dietrich