This page contains links to the biographies of the 148th Fighter Wing leadership. For more biographies, click here for Air National Guard leadership or click here for other Air Force leaders - including current and retired, military and civilian.
Colonel Frank H. Stokes is the 148th Fighter Wing Commander, Minnesota Air National Guard, Duluth, Minnesota. Col Stokes entered the Air Force as a graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Minnesota and was commissioned as a 2nd Lt on June 24, 1983. He joined the 148 FW on April 21, 1991. He is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours, of which 1285 are as an instructor pilot in the F-15 and F-16. Full Bio
148FW Command Chief
Chief Master Sergeant Mark S. Rukavina is the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. As the Command Chief , he reports directly to the Wing Commander on any and all issues affecting the entire enlisted force such as, morale, readiness, retention, promotions, training and recognition. He plays a key role as the liaison for information flow between commanders and enlisted personnel. He ensures the enlisted members understand and implement the commander's policies, organizational goals, and objectives. Full Bio