The United States Air Force

Fact Sheets

The Department of the Air Force was created when President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947. It became effective Sept. 18, 1947, when Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson administered the oath of office to the first secretary of the Air Force, W. Stuart Symington, a position filled by presidential appointment.
Read the full Fact Sheet
Read more Air Force Fact Sheets

Pacific Air Forces

PACAF

Pacific Air Forces, with headquarters at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, is one of nine major commands of the U.S. Air Force and is air component of the U.S. Pacific Command.
Read the full Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Search

Fact Sheet Alphabetical List

Fact Sheets Updated
Default Air Force Logo Unwavering Professionalism 11/04
2009
Default Air Force Logo Upcoming Events 8/17
2015
RSS