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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.
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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.
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  • Non-Government Housing

    Rental Options Off-base housing provides a unique opportunity to see and enjoy the Japanese lifestyle. If you choose to live off base, there are many new American-style homes that provide all the comforts you would expect. The housing office maintains a listing of off-base rental properties, maps of the local Misawa area and a list of
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