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The Department of the Air Force was created with the signing of the National Security Act of 1947. The Air Force’s missions are broken down into Air and Space Superiority, Global Attack, Rapid Global Mobility, Precision Engagement, Information Superiority and Agile Combat Support.
There are approximately 310,000 Active Duty airmen currently serving across the globe with an additional 71,400 airmen serving in the Air Force Reserve.
Find the latest news and information on the U.S. Air Force including top stories, technology, policies, leadership and more.
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The US Air Force uses many different types of equipment. Learn about the aircraft, weapons and technology the Air Force utilizes to carry out missions and defend the United States.
Looking to join one of Americas elite fighting forces? Learn everything you need to know about joining the United States Air Force. Find out what you can expect when you join the Air Force, information on Air Force jobs, and physical fitness standards to get you started with a successful career as an airmen.
Learn about Air Force Special Pay. In addition to an airmen’s basic pay they may receive special pay and incentives pay. An Airmen’s Special Pay can vary depending on occupation, specific assignments, and geographic location.