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  • Air Force Public Affairs Agency

    The Air Force Public Affairs Agency is a field operating agency headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.MissionProvide premier combat camera, video production, program management, and unique communication capabilities to advance global Air Force and DoD missions.VisionAdvance diverse Public Affairs capabilities through innovation
  • Air Force Recruiting Service

    Air Force Recruiting Service, with headquarters at Randolph Air Force Base Texas, is a major component of Air Education and Training Command. The command develops, implements and manages various enlisted and officer recruiting programs for the U.S. Air Force.People are the Air Force's most valuable asset. Without them, even the most advanced weapon
  • Air Force Rescue Coordination Center

    As the United States' inland search and rescue, or SAR, coordinator, 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.The AFRCC is aligned under 1st Air Force or AFNORTH, and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a
  • Air Force Research Laboratory

    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.MissionAFRL's mission is leading the discovery, development, and integration of warfighting
  • 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
  • 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
  • Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps

    AFROTC is the largest and oldest source of commissioned officers for the Air Force. Its headquarters is located at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 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
  • Air Force Safety Center

    The Air Force Safety Center is a Field Operating Agency headquartered at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.MissionSafeguarding Airmen – Protecting Resources – Preserving Combat Readiness. The Air Force Safety Center develops, implements, executes and evaluates Air Force aviation, occupational, weapons, space and system mishap prevention and nuclear
  • Air Force Services Agency

    The Air Force Services Agency, with headquarters in San Antonio, Texas is a field operating agency of Headquarters U.S. Air Force Services, Washington, D.C. It was formed October 1, 1992 during the reorganization of Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Services functions.MissionAFSVA supports installations, major commands and the Air Staff by
  • 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 and cyberspace capabilities with a global perspective to the joint warfighting team.MissionAFSPC's mission is to provide resilient and affordable space and cyberspace capabilities for the
  • 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. Vision Air Commandos, highly trained, capable and ready to conduct
  • 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, Neb. MissionThe mission of Air Force Weather Agency is maximizing America's air, space, cyberspace and
  • Air Mobility Command

    Air Mobility Command was activated June 1, 1992, with headquarters at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and is one of 10 major Air Force commands. On Oct. 1, 2016, AMC consolidated with Military Air Command making AMC the oldest major command in the Air Force tracing its history to the establishment of the Air Corps Ferrying Command on May 29, 1941.
  • Air Mobility Command Aeromedical Evacuation

    The Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) System is a unique and significant part of the nation’s mobility resources. Its mission is to provide time sensitive, mission critical en route care to patients to and between medical treatment facilities.  Care is provided by Air Force medics specially trained to operate within the global AE system.The end
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