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In the News (Wed 22 May 19)

  
  Air Combat Command Family Days for 2006
Air Combat Command announced its family days, intended to allow people the opportunity to enjoy extended weekends with their families, in conjunction with five holidays in 2006.
ACC Commander Gen. Ronald Keys designated Feb. 17, May 26, July 3, Sept. 1 and Nov. 24 as the command's 2006 family days, giving people time off, when possible, to spend with their loved ones.
Commanders should ensure people who, due to mission requirements, are unable to take time off those days have the time given to them at a later date, command officials said.
www.military.com /MilitaryReport/0,12914,79048,00.html   (197 words)

  
 Air Combat Command - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ACC is headquartered at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.
During 1941 and early 1942, the tactical air units of the War Department, formerly known as the GHQ Air Force, formed the Air Force Combat Command.
ACC operates fighters, bombers, reconnaissance, battle management, and electronic-combat aircraft, as well as command, control, communications, and intelligence systems, and conducts global information operations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Combat_Command   (450 words)

  
 9th Air Force - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 9th Air Force is also an intermediate headquarters under Air Combat Command and is responsible for five active-duty flying wings, as well as overseeing the operational readiness of 18 designated units of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.
Air Combat Command (ACC), with headquarters at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia., is a major command created June 1, 1992, by combining its predecessors Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command.
ACC is the primary provider of air combat forces to America's warfighting commanders.
www.centaf.af.mil   (663 words)

  
 Air Combat Command
Air Combat Command (ACC), established 1 June 1992, with headquarters at Langley AFB, Va., operates Air Force bombers and CONUS-based, combat-coded fighter and attack aircraft.
ACC's forces remain "on call" to perform a variety of missions including support to international peace-keeping operations, to humanitarian needs at home and abroad, and protection of the nation's interests around the globe.
As a force provider, ACC organizes, trains, equips, and maintains combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment while ensuring strategic air defense forces are ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty and wartime air defense.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/usaf/acc.htm   (2181 words)

  
 Major Commands
Air Mobility Command is the USAF component of the United States Transportation Command.
Continental Air Command also had charge of all Air Force reserve units because most of these forces were to be used in either air defense or tactical operations.
Air Defense Command, inactivated on July 1, 1950, was reestablished as a major command on January 1, 1951, when CONAC ceased to handle the nation's air defense mission.
www.au.af.mil /au/afhra/rso/major_commands.html   (3399 words)

  
 Air Force Special Events
This is the premier air show of the Air Force and one of the largest aviation events occurring in North America.
ACC Single-Ship Demonstration Team members also exhibit the professional qualities the Air Force develops in the people who fly, maintain and support these aircraft.
The Thunderbirds squadron is an Air Combat Command unit comprised of eight pilots (six are demonstration pilots), four support officers, approximately 120 Active-duty, Air National Guard and Reserve enlisted people, and four civilians performing in more than 27 different career fields.
www.events.airforce.com /details.htm?event_id=1366   (890 words)

  
 Offutt AFB - Strategic Air Command Headquartes
Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington chose to headquarter the Air Force's crucial long range atomic strike force at Offutt primarily because the base was centrally located on the North American continent-placing it well beyond the existing range of potentially hostile bombers or missiles.
Air Force Weather Agency is a field operating agency of the Headquarters U.S. Air Force Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Weather Directorate (AF/XOW).
Air Force Weather Agency was formed as part of a reengineering effort to streamline and improve the structure of the former Air Weather Service.
www.strategic-air-command.com /bases/Offutt_AFB.htm   (1390 words)

  
 Air Combat Command' Bomber Force   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Air National Guard units include the 128th BS of the 116th BW at Robins AFB, Georgia, and the 127th BS belonging to the 184th BW at McConnell AFB, Kansas.
These missions, which marked the beginning of the air campaign for Kuwait's liberation, are the longest known aircraft combat sorties in history.
The ACC bomber fleet is capable of carrying all versions of Mk 82 500-lb, Mk 117 750-lb, Mk 83 1,000-lb and Mk 84 2,000-lb general purpose bombs in the inventory.
www.aeronautics.ru /usbomberforce01.htm   (3580 words)

  
 USJFCOM: About Air Combat Command
Air Combat Command, headquartered at Langley Air Force Base, Va. is the U.S. Air Force component of the U.S. Joint Forces Command.
ACC provides nuclear-capable forces to the U.S. Strategic Command, air defense forces to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and theater air forces to the five geographical unified commands: U.S. Joint Forces Command, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Southern Command, U.S. European Command and U.S. Pacific Command.
ACC is comprised of 700 aircraft and approximately 105,000 active duty military members and civilian personnel at 29 installations in the United States.
www.jfcom.mil /about/com_acc.htm   (265 words)

  
 Numbered Air Forces Index
Assigned to Tactical Air Command on November 14, 1985, and activated at Langley AFB, VA, on December 6, 1985.
Relieved from assignment to Strategic Air Command and assigned to Air Combat Command on June 1, 1992.
The new air force drew its operational forces from existing air forces in the European and Mediterranean theaters and commenced combat operations the day after it was formed.
www.au.af.mil /au/afhra/rso/numbered_airforce_index.html   (4679 words)

  
 Factsheets : Air Combat Command : Air Combat Command   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Air Combat Command, with headquarters at Langley Air Force Base, Va., is a major command created June 1, 1992 by combining its predecessors Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command.
ACC's forces are organized under four numbered air forces, one Air Force Reserve numbered air force and four primary subordinate units.
Air Combat Command, Public Affairs Office, 115 Thompson St., Suite 104; Langley AFB Va.23665-1987; DSN 574-5014 or (757) 764-5014.
www.af.mil /factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=137   (1345 words)

  
 Air Force Magazine
Air Force special operators are in heavy demand and perpetual motion around the world.
Air commandos, including special operations forces aircrews, pararescue jumpers, combat weathermen, and the pictured combat controller, are well-suited for the war on terror’s small targets and constantly shifting demands.
The air commandos are “Ph.D.s in the ability to manage chaos,” said Col. O.G. Mannon, commander of the 16th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt.
www.afa.org /magazine/March2005/0305commandos.asp   (3030 words)

  
 Air Force Magazine
There is a touch of irony in the fact that in an era of smart bombs and stealth aircraft, the effectiveness of modern air operations often depends on a relative handful of Air Force specialists who spend most of their time on the ground.
Combat controllers trace their history to World War II, when the Army Air Forces formed glider units to insert troops into combat quickly and quietly.
Combat controllers display a number of talents, not the least of which is their ability to recognize and sort out air traffic in the combat area—that includes rockets or artillery.
www.afa.org /magazine/sept2003/0903controller.asp   (2254 words)

  
 Air Combat Command (CFAC = Commandement de la Force AĆ©rienne de Combat) - French Intelligence Agencies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Air Combat Command (CFAC = Commandement de la Force AĆ©rienne de Combat) is a powerful offensive and defensive force that may be deployed to any corner of the globe.
At any level (crisis, regional or generalized conflict) it conducts: the air battle in order to win air superiority, offensive air actions on land and sea, air tasking such as electronic and photographic intelligence.
This center is responsible for: the supervision of training activity, the condition of all assets and the operational status of units, the management of deployed staff.
fas.org /irp/world/france/defense/air/cfac.htm   (335 words)

  
 Davis-Monthan Air Force Base - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Air Combat Command is the primary force provider of combat airpower to America's warfighting commands.
ACC numbered air forces provide the air component to U.S. Central and Southern Commands with Headquarters ACC serving as the air component to U.S. Northern and Joint Forces Commands.
The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests -- to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace.
www.dm.af.mil /main/welcome.asp   (440 words)

  
 Air Combat Command provides hurricane relief
Air Combat Command Airmen and equipment are providing much needed relief in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
More than 500 combat engineers, communication specialists, medical personnel and helicopter crews have deployed from ACC bases to provide a helping hand in the wake of one of the nation’s worst natural disasters.
Air Combat Command is also providing support from the air not directly visible to those on the ground feeling the effect of Hurricane Katrina.
www.blackanthem.com /scitech/2005090302.html   (557 words)

  
 Air Mobility Command - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a major command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, and the air force component of United States Transportation Command.
AMC also provides alert aerial refueling aircraft to United States Strategic Command, and is a provider of theater airlift, aerial refueling, and aeromedical evacuation forces to regional Unified Commands.
AMC was formed in 1992 from the transport assets of the then-recently deactivated Military Airlift and Strategic Air Commands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Mobility_Command   (199 words)

  
 Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
Air Force's processing rate per year -- a comparison of the number of requests processed to the number received -- increased from 97.53% in 1998 to 101.28% in 2002.
Air Combat Command March 22, 1999 (1) Letter
Air Combat Command March 22, 1999 (2) Letter
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB102/air.htm   (575 words)

  
 Air Combat Command Patches
We currently offer 4 different Air Combat Command Patches, including a full color Air Combat Command Patch, a desert Air Combat Command Patch, a subdued Air Combat Command Patch, and an Air Combat Command Hat Patch.
These patches are made by the same manufacturer that supplies the US Air Force and are of the highest quality.
Air Combat Command Patches are usually shipped in 1-4 business days.
www.priorservice.com /aircocopa.html   (77 words)

  
 Brig. Gen. Gorenc best in Air Combat Command
Gary North, U.S. Central Command Air Forces commander (left) officiated the passing of the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing flag to Brig.
He commanded the largest Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle operation in the world, and the first and only C-130 cargo squadron forward-based in a combat zone.
The 332d AEW has two F-16 squadrons which fly close air support missions and delivered more than 230 precision-guided bombs, 35 Hellfire missiles, 180 rockets and about 4,000 rounds of 20 mm cannon fire in support of coalition ground operations during the general's tenure.
www.blackanthem.com /scitech/military_2006070907.html   (504 words)

  
 Hilltop Times - Air Combat Command Public Affairs provide relief
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. - Air Combat Command Airmen and equipment are providing much needed relief in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Maj Gen Mike DeCuir, the command’s director of operations, is at Tyndall AFB, Fla., coordinating the numerous airpower requests for the beleaguered area.
Brig Gen Russell Kilpatrick, the command’s surgeon general, is also at Tyndall and is responsible for coordinating all requests for Air Force medical support.
www.hilltoptimes.com /story.asp?storyid=6230   (570 words)

  
 Air Combat Command Integrated Planning Website
The Integrated Planning Office (IPO) at HQ Air Combat Command serves as a central point of contact and clearing house for integrated installation planning.
The primary objective of NEPA is to promote sound, informed decision making with respect to federal agency activities through analysis of the potential impacts of those activities on the human and physical environment.
NEPA, and its corresponding implementing regulations (40 C.F.R. 1500-1508), is conducted by the Air Force under the Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) as outlined in 32 CFR Part 989, Department of the Air Force Environmental Impact Analysis Process.
www.accplanning.org   (187 words)

  
 Offutt Air Force Base - Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In addition, the 55th MSG supports over 40,000 active duty, civilian, family member and retiree personnel and over 93 associate units, including U.S. Strategic Command, Air Force Weather Agency, National Airborne Operations Center and presidential-tasked global reconnaissance missions.
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Air Force symbol with cradled Air Combat Command shield (clr), U.S. Air Force graphic Download Full Image
www.offutt.af.mil /art/index.asp   (293 words)

  
 Air Combat
Each event was mad up by the United State Air Force to test the skills of the Squadrons and their pilots to see if their training has done the job.
The events are based on real combat scenarios to find out if the pilots and squadrons can up hold their reputation and name as the best in the Air Force.
Even though the Air Force has trained the pilots to their breaking point they need to see if they still have what it takes to do the job in peace times.
members.tripod.com /ZuelSD/index.html   (274 words)

  
 Air Combat Command - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
To support global implentation of national security strategy, Air Combat Command operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and electronic-combat aircraft.
It also provides command, control, communications and intelligence systems, and conducts global information operations.
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C -- Collecting information, analyzing it and then sharing it with others may not mean much to most people, but to people fighting a war, it's the difference between life and death.
www.acc.af.mil   (426 words)

  
 Hill Air Force Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Air Force Materiel Command base located in northern Utah.
Hill is home to many operational and support missions, with the Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC) serving as the host organization.
Air Show 2006 Hill's last Air Show was held in Jun 2006.
www.hill.af.mil   (70 words)

  
 Air Combat Command (ACC)
Organize, train, equip and maintain combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty, wartime defense, and military operations other than war.
Provide air combat forces to America's warfighting commands (Central, European, Joint Forces, Pacific and Southern); nuclear forces to USSTRATCOM; air defenses to NORAD.
HISTORY: Air Combat Command stood up on 1 July 1992 after the Tactical Air Command and Strategic Air Command were deactivated.
www.zianet.com /jpage/airforce/history/majcoms/acc.html   (278 words)

  
 Davis-Monthan Air Force Base - Fact Sheets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 563rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a tenant unit that directs flying operations for the Air Force's only active duty-rescue wing dedicated to Combat Serach and Rescue.
It is responsible for training, readiness and maintenance of one HC-130 squadron and two HH-60 squadrons, two pararescue squadrons, two maintenance squadrons and an operations support squadron operating from two geographically separated operating locations.
The Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center is a one-of-a-kind specialized facility within the Air Force Materiel Command structure.
www.dm.af.mil /library/factsheets/index.asp   (176 words)

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