The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win... Airpower anytime, anywhere.
The United States Air Force will be a trusted and reliable joint partner with our sister services known for integrity in all of our activities, including supporting the joint mission first and foremost. We will provide compelling air, space and cyber capabilities for use by the combatant commanders. We will excel as stewards of all Air Force resources in service to the American people, while providing precise and reliable Global Vigilance, Reach and Power for the nation.
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.
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 Frank Kendall, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force is Gen. Charles Q. Brown, the Vice Chief of Staff is Gen. David W. Allvin, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force is CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass.
Pacific Air Forces Command, activated Aug. 3, 1944, as the Far East Air Forces (FEAF) and was re-designated as PACAF four years after the Korean War armistice. PACAF is a major command headquartered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI, on the island of O'ahu.
PACAF mission: PACAF, in coordination with other components, allies, and partners, provides USINDOPACOM with continuous unrivaled air, space, and cyberspace capabilities to ensure regional stability and security.
PACAF vision: An agile, accurately postured, undeterred, and lethal force capable of dedicating peerless effects from cooperation to conflict.
The commander of Pacific Air Forces is Gen. Ken Wilsbach, the deputy commander is Lt. Gen. James Jacobson, and the command chief master sergeant is Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe.
The 11th Air Force, activated Jan. 15, 1942, and redesignated as the Eleventh Air Force on Feb. 5, 1942. The 11th Air Force provides combat ready forces for COMPACAF, defends Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam and key strategic nodes against all threats. The 11th Air force is a Numbered Air Force headquartered out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK.
The commander of the 11th Air Force is Lt. Gen David Krumm, the deputy commander is Col. Matthew Nicholson, and the Command Chief Master Sergeant is Chief Master Sgt. Kristopher Berg.