Under the direction of the CNO's NAVADMIN 179/08, Naval Air Forces is the executive agent for planning and executing all events associated with the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation. Commander, Naval Air Forces has formally establish a Centennial of Naval Aviation task force with representation from those organizations associated with Naval Aviation to synchronize activities throughout calendar year 2011.
Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers is a 1978 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1979.
Deputy Commandant for Marine Corps Aviation Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling is a 1976 graduate of Central Washington University. He was designated a Marine Corps Aviator in 1978.
Deputy Commander Centennial, Naval Air Forces Rear Adm. Patrick McGrath is a 1979 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1981.
Coast Guard Chief of Aviation Capt. Mike Emerson is a 1984 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy. He was designated a Coast Guard Aviator in 1989.