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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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  • Unwavering Professionalism

    Our Mission United States Forces, Japan supports the US - Japan security alliance and conducts security cooperation with the Government of Japan in order to maintain regional stability and deter aggression. When directed, conducts operations in response to regional contingencies. Unwavering Professionalism We must display the highest levels of
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