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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Defence Representative to Pakistan, presented Pakistan Air Force Cadet Mahhad Nayyer with an appointment letter to the U.
Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to director, global combat support, deputy chief of staff, logistics, installations, and mission support, Headquarters, U.
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to director, Air Force strategic planning, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters, U.
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