A comprehensive look at the Air Force and the Space Force, including people, equipment, budget, weapons systems, and more.
Vol. 105, No. 6
Personnel by the numbers: Total Force; end strength and manpower trends; breakdowns by gender, rank, region, command, base, Air Force Specialty Codes, sex, ethnicity, race, marital status, and education.
DOD Personnel by the numbers, including Total Force End Strength and Demographics by service, rank, sex and education.
The Defense Department Budget rolls up the total spending by each military department—the Departments of the Air Force (which also includes the Space Force), the Navy (which also includes the Marine Corps), and the Army.
Total aircraft inventory; aircraft inventory trends; ICBM and satellite inventory; aircraft age; tail codes.
A comprehensive look at the U.S. Space Force, including people, equipment, budget, weapons systems, history, and more.
The commander of U.S. Air Forces Central (AFCENT), Lt. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot, spoke with Air Force Magazine from the AFCENT headquarters at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
“World’s Greatest Air Force” is not a lifetime title like “Supreme Court Justice.”
The command structure of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force; numbered air forces; field commands; major commands; and centers.
Military basic pay; housing allowance; hazardous duty pay; federal civilian pay, incentive pay, housing allowances, and SES pay.
Rank Insignia of the Armed Forces, including Air Force, Space Force, Army, Navy & Coast Guard, and Marine Corps.
Ribbons in order of precedence; devices; specialty berets.
The Air Force has nine major commands and two Air Reserve Components. (Air Force Reserve Command is both a majcom and an ARC.) In late 2019, Air Force Space Command was redesignated U.S. Space Force, a separate military branch under the Department of the Air Force.
Brief descriptions of each, as well as mission and Active-duty personnel numbers.
Emblems and Majcom affiliation.
Principal USAF and major command leaders through the years.
A guide to Active duty, Reserve, and Air National Guard installations worldwide; locator maps for U.S. and overseas installations and operating bases.
A detailed guide to the aircraft, aerial target systems, weapons systems, and satellite systems in USAF and USSF inventory.
A non-exhaustive list of acronyms and abbreviations found in the 2022 Almanac.
Delay of the National Defense Strategy leaves Capitol Hill and Congress scrambling for direction.
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A collection of quotes on air power, space power, and national security issues.
Flying hours decline; Contract Red Air; Tyndall rebuild.
B-21 first flight postponed; New Air Force One coming; LaPlante sees risk in Sentinel ICBM.
Cyber standards set for commercial vendors; What if GPS goes dark?: Senators vie for New Space National Guard; USSF plans to add three new intelligence squadrons; MDA wants its own satellites.
New USAF Brown and Blue Books; Refusing COVID vaccine leads to general discharges; 10-year low in E-7 promotions; Space Force eases uniform policies; AMC endurance record set.
Recent wargaming results; ARRW at hypersonic speed; Advanced F-22 capabilities revealed.
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