IAF Chief of Staff - Brigadier General Tomer Bar

Brig. Gen. Tomer Bar was born in 1969, and drafted into the IAF Flight Academy in 1987. He completed his training in the academy’s fighter division with honors.

Throughout his service in the IAF Brig. Gen. Bar filled various positions, such as Commander of Tel-Nof AFB, Commander of the IAF Flight Academy, Head of the Operations Department and Commander of the “Golden Eagle”, “Scorpion”, “Knights of the Twin Tail” and “Hammers” Squadrons.

 From 2014-2017 Brig. Gen. Bar served as Head of the Air Operations Division. In October 2017 he assumed the position of Chief of Air Staff.

Brig. Gen. Bar holds a Master’s degree from the Israel National Defense College.

Brig. Gen. Bar is married and a father of four.