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Air Force Department

The Department of the Air Force is responsible for defending the United States through control and exploitation of air and space. The Department of the Air Force (USAF) was established as part of the National Military Establishment by the National Security Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 502) and came into being on September 18, 1947. The National Security Act Amendments of 1949 redesignated the National Military Establishment as the Department of Defense, established it as an executive department, and made the Department of the Air Force a military department within the Department of Defense (63 Stat. 578). The Department of the Air Force is separately organized under the Secretary of the Air Force. It operates under the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense (10 U.S.C. 8010). The Department consists of the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Air Staff, and field organizations.

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http://www.af.mil/
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Defense Department

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  • Personnel Review Boards

    The Department of the Air Force is amending its regulations concerning the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records. The regulations being revised establish procedures for the consideration of applications for the correction of military records and provides guidance to applicants and others interested in the process. This revision...

  • Personnel Review Boards

    The Department of the Air Force is proposing to amend part 865 of Chapter VII, Title 32, Code of Federal Regulations, by revising Subpart A, Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records. Subpart A establishes procedures for the consideration of applications for the correction of military records and provides guidance to applicants and...

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