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Direct Reporting Units

Direct reporting units are subdivisions of the Air Force, directly subordinate to Air Force headquarters and are separate from any major command or field operating agency due to unique missions, legal requirements or other factors.

11th Wing

Headquarters: Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.
Established: March 1, 1995
Web address: www.bolling.af.mil

Mission
Provides comprehensive wartime base-operating and logistical support to all Air Force people in the national capital region. Supplies MAJCOM-level people, programming and comptroller support, and UCMJ authority for Headquarters Air Force and Air Force elements across the United States and in 150 countries, supporting a customer base of more than 40,000 people. Plans and directs the Air Force Band and the Air Force Honor Guard in support of the Air Force chief of staff, Air Force secretary, DOD, White House, Arlington National Cemetery and other joint ceremonial activities. Executes congressionally mandated military funeral mission around the country and maintains the daily operations of Bolling AFB.

People

Active duty.......................................................1,938

Officers..................................... 223

Enlisted ................................ 1,715

Civilians..............................................................744

Total................................................................2,682

Air Force
Doctrine Center

Headquarters: Maxwell AFB, Ala.
Established: Feb. 24, 1997
Web address: https://www.doctrine.af.mil


Mission
Directly responsible to the Air Force chief of staff for developing and publishing Air Force basic and operational doctrine, as well as joint and multinational doctrine. Stewards the Air Force Doctrine Working Group made up of major command and air staff representatives, and hosts symposiums, war games and the annual Air and Space Power Doctrine Summit. Supports the doctrinally correct use of air and space power in key joint campaign models and exercise scenarios used throughout the world. Investigates the doctrinal implications of future concepts and emerging technologies.

People

Active duty.........................................................64

Officers ................................. 57

Enlisted .................................. 7

AFRC................................................................13

Civilians.............................................................17

Total..................................................................94

Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center

Headquarters: Kirtland AFB, N.M.
Established: Jan. 1, 1974
Web address: www.afotec.af.mil

Mission
Assesses the capability of new systems to meet warfighter needs by planning, executing and reporting independent operational evaluations. From concept development through system employment, provides effectiveness, suitability and operational impact expertise in the battlespace environment.

People

Active duty......................................................538

Officers..................................... 360

Enlisted ................................... 178

Civilians...........................................................207

Contractors......................................................351

Total.............................................................1,096

Air Force Studies and Analyses Agency

Headquarters: Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Established: May 1, 2001
Web address: www.afsaa.hq.af.mil

Mission
Reports directly to the Air Force vice chief of staff. Consistent with the vision “The Gold Standard for DOD Analyses,” provides the Air Force chief of staff and secretary analysis that sharpens the warfighter’s edge, illuminates the Air Force role in emerging DOD issues, empowers decisions, highlights risk-mitigating options and fireproofs resource requirements. In coordination with Air Force-wide centers of analytic excellence, leads actions to enhance the quality of Air Force analysis in defense reviews, force structure and resource allocation processes, and air and space expeditionary force actions.

People

Active duty.......................................................87

Officers.................................... 81

Enlisted .................................... 6

Civilians...........................................................25

Total..............................................................112

U.S. Air Force Academy

Headquarters: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Established: April 1, 1954
Web address: www.usafa.af.mil

Mission
Inspires and develops outstanding young men and women to become Air Force officers with knowledge, character and discipline motivated to lead the world’s greatest air and space force. Prepares these future officers to assume leadership roles in the 21st century through character, academic, military and athletic programs. Graduates receive bachelor of science degrees in one of 32 academic majors and commissions as second lieutenants.

People

Active duty................................................1,960

Officers ................................... 920

Enlisted ............................... 1,040

Cadets........................................................4,119

Men ..................................... 3,417

Women ................................... 702

Civilians.....................................................1,295

Total...........................................................7,374

Flying Hours
Per month: 3,744

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