United States Air Force

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Noun1.United States Air Force - the airforce of the United States of AmericaUnited States Air Force - the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space
AFRL, Air Force Research Laboratory - a United States Air Force defense laboratory responsible for discovering and developing and integrating fighting technologies for aerospace forces
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
United States Air Force Academy, US Air Force Academy - a school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Air Force
ACC, Air Combat Command - a command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and rescue aircraft
AFSPC, Air Force Space Command - a command of the United States Air Force that is responsible for defending the United States through its space and intercontinental ballistic missile operations
Air National Guard, ANG - a civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies
AFISR, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR - an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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As a MAJCOM touching two continents, 104 countries, and the differing cultures, languages, currencies, employment practices, and traditions that come with this type of operating environment, these elements are particularly important for USAFE-AFAFRICA, and must be considered in everything we do.
The change in the Air Force's core missions calls for an examination of the service's current MAJCOM structure to see if it can realistically complete the new missions as presently organized.
"We've built templates that allow the MAJCOMS to articulate how much they are setting aside for ARC utilization.
We are collecting authoritative data, which includes many architecture artifacts contained within MAJCOM master plans and PEM briefings, and feeding data into the visualization tool.
The term central refers more to an enterprise perspective of equipment management, rather than a MAJCOM, base or national stock number perspective.
We can't fix all these problems from the Air Force headquarters in Washington, but we can encourage local commanders to identify these local issues and seek solutions, and identify where MAJCOM or Air Force policies are hindering their efforts.
Individual task orders are funded by the requesting Air Force major command (MAJCOM) or using agency.
Using modern technological tools to export education such as fiber optics, satellite video communications, computer based instruction, computer nets, fax machines and the like, AFIT is developing its own DL satellite-based network, "Air Technology Network" (ATN), a one-way video, two-way audio system which is now reaching all MAJCOM headquarters, and AFMC logistics and product centers.
My tour in MAC was cut short by the opportunity to help staff the FM organization for a new major command (MAJCOM), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
Each major command maintains its own Master Sword displayed appropriately at the MAJCOM headquarters, with the command chief master sergeant serving as keeper of the command's Master Sword.