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  • Air Force Petroleum Agency

    The Air Force Petroleum Agency is the service control point for all Defense Logistics Agency fuel-related support issues. The agency provides a full range of technical and professional services related to fuels, propellants, chemicals, lubricants, gases, and cryogenics for all aerospace vehicles, systems, and equipment.
  • Air Force Public Affairs Agency

    The Air Force Public Affairs Agency provides premier combat camera, video production, program management, and unique communication capabilities to advance global Air Force and Defense Department missions.
  • Air Force Recruiting Service

    The mission of Air Force Recruiting Service is to inspire, engage and recruit the next generation of Airmen. AFRS recruits quality men and women from a cross-section of America, responsive to the ever-changing needs of the Air Force. The accession of a steady flow of new recruits is essential to maintain a force with the proper distribution of skills.
  • Air Force Rescue Coordination Center

    The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center serves as the single agency responsible for coordinating on-land federal SAR activities in the 48 contiguous United States, Mexico and Canada.
  • Air Force Research Laboratory

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, with headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, was created in October 1997. The laboratory was formed through the consolidation of four former Air Force laboratories and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
  • Air Force Reserve Command

    The Air Force Reserve Command, with headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., became the ninth major command of the Air Force on Feb. 17, 1997, as a result of Title XII - Reserve Forces Revitalization - in Public Law 104-201, the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 1997. Before this act, the Air Force Reserve was a field operating agency of the Air Force established on April 14, 1948.
  • Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps

    Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps is the largest and oldest source of commissioned officers for the Air Force. AFROTC is designed to recruit, educate and commission officer candidates through academic education, field training and professional development training programs based on Air Force requirements.
  • Air Force Review Boards Agency

    The Air Force Review Boards Agency (AFRBA) was established to streamline the adjudication of military and civilian personnel matters through a number of statutory and secretarial boards. The Agency reports directly to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (SAF/MR). The AFRBA is located in the Jones Building at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
  • Air Force Safety Center

    The Air Force Safety Center is a field operating agency headquartered at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The Air Force Safety Center develops, implements, executes and evaluates Air Force aviation, occupational, weapons, space and system mishap prevention and nuclear surety programs and policy.
  • Air Force Services Agency

    The Air Force Services Agency supports installations, major commands and the Air Staff by providing technical assistance, fielding new initiatives, developing procedures, and managing selected central support functions to ensure successful Services programs.
  • Air Force Space Command

    Air Force Space Command, activated Sept. 1, 1982, is a major command with headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. AFSPC provides military-focused space capabilities with a global perspective to the joint warfighting team.
  • Air Force Special Operations Command

    Air Force Special Operations Command was established May 22, 1990, with headquarters at Hurlburt Field, Florida. AFSOC is one of 10 major Air Force commands and the Air Force component of U.S. Special Operations Command, a unified command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Air Force Special Warfare

    Air Force Special Warfare (AFSPECWAR) comprises ground combat forces that specialize in airpower application in hostile, denied and politically sensitive environments. AFSPECWAR enlisted specialties include Combat Control, Pararescue, Special Reconnaissance and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP). Officer specialties include Combat Rescue Officer, Special Tactics Officer and TACP Officer.
  • Air Force Weather Agency

    Air Force Weather Agency is a field operating agency reporting to the Headquarters Air Force Director of Weather, Deputy Chief of Staff Air and Space Operations. It was formed October 15, 1997, and has its headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. MissionThe mission of Air Force Weather Agency is maximizing America's air, space, cyberspace
  • Air Mobility Command

    Air Mobility Command was activated June 1, 1992, with headquarters at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and is one of 11 major Air Force commands.
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