Senior Master Sergeant David W. Richards is currently the Manager of the Air Force Aerial Photography (AP) Program and Chief, Stan/Eval, 3N Flying Operations for the Air Force Public Affairs Agency. He provides overall guidance and oversight of over 80 Aerial Photographers located all over the world to ensure Airmen to capture the Air Force's story from both the air and ground.
Sergeant Richards attended and graduated from Brunswick High School in Brunswick, Ohio in 1982. During this time, he was very active in the cadet program of the Civil Air Patrol. After graduating from High School, Sergeant Richards attended Ohio State University before entering the Air Force where he has had an illustrious career over the past three decades. Sergeant Richards is married and has three children.