Dept of the Air Force

The Department of the Air Force is headquartered in the Pentagon, Washington D.C. The service is organized in nine major commands throughout the world which provide combat aircraft, airlift, refueling, reconnaissance and other support to the Unified Combatant Commands

The Air Force also has more than three dozen field operating agencies and direct reporting units which directly support the mission by providing unique services. 

Together with Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard forces, the United States Air Force is the best in the world. 

The Acting Secretary of the Air Force is Lisa S. Disbrow, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force is Gen. David L. Goldfein, the Vice Chief of Staff is Gen. Stephen W. Wilson and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force is CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright

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