Air Force Structure

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Which command activated as a MAJCOM on 1 June 1992 and is headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.Air combat command (ACC)Each major command (MAJCOM) is directly subordinate to whom?Headquarters Air ForceWhich command is a level of command below the wing?GroupWhich command, activated as a MAJCOM on 1 June 1992 and headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.Air Mobility Command (AMC)What are the major entities that comprises the Headquarters Air Force?-Air Staff (Including the Secretary of the Air Force and the Secretary's principal staff) -Secretariat (Headed by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force)What flight primarily incorporates smaller elements into an organized unit?Numbered or Named flightWhat type of subdivision are the Air Force Personnel Center and Air Force Office of Special investigations?Field Operating Agencies (FOAs)What type of units are the Air Force District of Washington and the U.S. Air Force Academy?Direct Reporting UnitsCan a major command (MAJCOM) be both a Lead MAJCOM and a Component MAJCOM (C-MAJCOM)?YesWhich command provides intermediate level operational leadership and supervision? They do not have to complete functional staffs.Numbered Air ForcesWho performs a mission that does not fit into any of the major commands but has many of the same administrative and organizational responsibilities?Direct Reporting Unit (DRU)If internal divisions within a squadron is required what may be established?-Numbered/named -Alpha - Functional flightsWhich command, activated as a MAJCOM on 20 April 2012 and headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Force Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA)When an operational wing is a tenant unit, who typically provides base and logistics support?The Host CommandWhich flights are usually part of a squadron and are composed of elements that perform specific missions?Functional FlightsWhich Command is an administrative level directly under a major command (MAJCOM)?Numbered Air ForceWhat are the component organizations within the Air Force called?Field unitsWho represents a major Air Force subdivision having a specific portion of the Air Force mission?Major Command (MAJCOM)Which command was activated activated as a MAJCOM on July 1 1992 and is Headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Ohio? Its mission is to equip the Air Force for world- dominant airpower.Air Force Material Command (AFMC)Which direct reporting unit was reactivated in 2005 to address three broad objectives: 1. Align the Air Force command structures in the National Capital region and Abroad 2. Improve Air Force support to the Joint Force Headquarters- National Capital Region; 3. Designate a single voice for Air Force cross-service issues in the National Capital Region?Air Force District of WashingtonWhich command activated on 1 September 1982 and Headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, provides resilient and cost effective space and cyberspace capabilities for the Joint Force and the Nation?Air Force Space command (AFSPC)Who is an Air Force General Officer appoint for four years by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the senate?Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF)Which command was activated as a MAJCOM on 22 May 1990 and is Headquartered at Hurlburt Field Florida.Air Force Special operations command (AFSOC)The Secretary of the Air Force is the head of the department of the Air Force and is subject to the Authority, control, and direction of whom?Secretary of DefenseWhat is the minimum adjusted population of groups?At least 400Which command commander is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping al Air Force Reserve units?Air Force Reserve command (AFRC)What are squadrons types?-Functional Unit -Mission UnitWhat are Air Force subdivisions directly subordinate to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force called?Directing Reporting Units (DRU's)The component Numbered Air Force (C-NAF) headquarters normally consists of an Air Force forces staff and an assigned air and space operations center. To whom are they dedicated to supporting across the full range of military operations?Unified combatant commander and subordinate Joint Force CommandersIn which agreement are the general and specific functions of the military branches outlined?The Key West AgreementWhich type of wing performs a support function rather than an operational mission? This type of wing maintains and operates a base.Air Base wingHow are major commands (MAJCOMs) organized in the United States and overseas?Functionally in the United States and geographically overseasWhich command was activated as a MAJCOM on 1 July 1993 and is Headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas?Air Education and Training Command (AETC)What are the types of Specialized Major commands (MAJCOM) within the Air Force MAJCOM structure?- Component MAJCOM -Lead MAJCOMWhose function is to assist the Secretary of the Air Force in carrying out his or her responsibilities?Air StaffWhat is the minimum adjusted population of Wings?At least 1,000Which flights are part of a squadron (usually a mission squadron) and are composed of several elements that perform identical missions?Alpha FlightsWhich command is the guardian of the most powerful weapons on the planet and is the force provider for two legs of the nuclear triad?Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)Secretary of the Air Force is a civilian appointed by whom?The U.S. President, by and with the advice and consent of the SenateWhich command is nicknamed "Warfighting headquarters" and structured to perform an operational and warfighting mission in support of a Joint Force Commander?A component Numbered Air Force (C-NAF)What is the minimum adjusted population of a squadron?At least 35Which group (Unit) is a mission, logistics, support, medical, or large functional unit, such as a civil engineer group.Dependent groupWhose mission is to support global implementation of the national security strategy by operating fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and electronic-combat aircraft?Air Combat Command (ACC)Whose mission is to provide global air mobility, the right effects, right place, right time? This command plays a crucial role in providing humanitarian support at home and around the world, and provides airlift and aerial refueling for all U.S. Armed Forces.Air Mobility Command (AMC)Which command was activated as a MAJCOM on 17 February 1997, and is headquartered at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia?Air force reserve command (AFRC)Which type of major command (MAJCOM) consolidates responsibilities for a particular function in a single MAJCOM, supporting the entire Air Force, as applicable?Lead MAJCOMIn Which command does the number of personnel assigned vary, not to exceed 99 manpower authorization without and approved waiver?Non-Component Numbered Air Forces (NAF's)Which major command is the type of MAJCOM that is the U.S. Air Force component to a unified combatant command?Component MAJCOMWhat U.S. code provides specified duties, responsibilities, and legal obligations of the Department of the Air Force?Title 10 United States Code, Armed ForcesWhat comprises the Department of the Air Force?Headquarters Air Force and field unitsWhich command was activated as a MAJCOM on 7 August 2009, is headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana and is one of two Air Force Service Components of U.S. Strategic command?Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)Major Commands are interrelated and complementary, providing offensive, defensive, and support elements. Which command consists(in whole or in part) of strategic, tactical, space, or defense forces, or of flying forces that directly support such forces?Operational commandWhat are Air Force subdivisions directly subordinate to a Headquarters Air Force functional manager?Field operating Agencies (FOA's)Which command is a level of command below the numbered Air Force and has a distinct mission significant scope?WingHow Are Air Staff responsibilities organized?Based on Function and identified with office symbol codesWhich command is responsible for the Nation's three intercontinental ballistic missile wing, the Air Forces entire bomber force, the long-Range Strike Bomber Program?Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)Which group (unit) has the same functions and responsibilities as a like-type wing, but its scope and size do not warrant wing-level designation?Independent groupWhat are the office symbol codes A1 through A4?- A1: Manpower, personnel, and services -A2: Operations -A3: Logistics, engineering, and Force protection -A4: Logistics, engineering, and Force ProctectionWho is subject to the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of the Air Force, and presides over the Air Staff?Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF)What are subdivisions of flights?Elements