The numbers in this issue are reference points. It’s what you do with them that matters.
Vol. 103, No. 6
A one-on-one conversation with Air Combat Command boss Gen. Mike Holmes.
A comprehensive look at the Air Force and the Space Force, including people, equipment, budget, weapons systems, and more.
The command structure of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force; numbered air forces and centers.
Personnel by the numbers: total force; end strength and manpower trends; breakdowns by gender, rank, region, command, Air Force Specialty Codes, and more.
Military basic pay; housing allowance; hazardous duty pay; federal civilian pay.
Almanac: Awards and Decorations
Ribbons in order of precedence; devices; specialty berets.
Department of the Air Force spending trends; DOD and USAF fiscal 2020 budget request; spending as a share of GDP; DOD budget breakdown by service; pass-through funding; major procurement and RDT&E programs.
Total aircraft inventory; aircraft inventory trends; ICBM and satellite inventory; aircraft age; tail codes.
Almanac: U.S. Space Force
Command profile, equipment, wing equivalents, centers, and major programs.
Almanac: Major Commands and Reserve Components
Command profiles, equipment, personnel, wings, and centers
Almanac: FOAs, DRUs, and Auxiliary
Brief descriptions of each; Active-duty personnel numbers.
Almanac: USAF & USSF Wings
Emblems and Majcom affiliation.
Principal USAF and major command leaders through the years.
Almanac: USAF & USSF Installations
A guide to Active duty, Reserve, and Air National Guard installations worldwide; locator maps for U.S. and overseas installations and operating bases.
Almanac: Weapons & Platforms
A detailed guide to the aircraft, aerial target systems, weapons systems, and satellite systems in USAF and USSF inventory.
Almanac: Glossary of Acronyms & Abbreviations
Acronyms and abbreviations.
Japan’s Last Ditch Force
In the summer of 1945, the Japanese had almost seven million troops remaining and were not nearly ready to quit.
Namesakes: Glen Edwards
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A collection of quotes on airpower and national security issues.
Strategy & Policy
USAF is slowly unveiling its plans for a new bomber force.
The Next CSAF Lays Out Top Priorities
Next CSAF Lays Out Priorities
Q&A: Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman, Space Force Senior Enlisted Adviser
Space Force Enlisted Adviser Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman spoke with Air Force Magazine Senior Editor Rachel S. Cohen about Space Force planning.
Wright, Race, and USAF’s Demons
USAF Looks at Racial Bias Amid Civil Unrest
USAF Looks at Racial Bias Amid Civil Unrest; T-38 Formation Landings Halted; Manned Spaceflight is Back; USAF Learns to Telework; and more ...
Faces of the Force
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