President & CEO

General Owens became the museum’s Chief Executive Officer in September 2016. He retired from the Air Force in 2013 after more than 33 years of service.

He was a command pilot in fighter and trainer aircraft and served in numerous flying, staff, and leadership positions, including tours as Vice Commander of the Pacific Air Forces and as Vice Commander of the Air Force Training Command. Following his military career, General Owens was active with non-profit organizations in the San Antonio area.