List of United States Air Force installations
The clickable images and pictures within this page show data about List of United States Air Force installations. Active-duty USAF bases in the United States are under the jurisdiction of the following Major Commands. There are 59 Active Bases across the country:
- ACC: Air Combat Command
- ACC organizes, trains, equips and maintains combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment (1st, 9th, 12th Air Forces)
- AETC provides Basic, Technical, Flight and specialized training to Officers and Airmen. (2d Air Force)
- AFMC develops, acquires and sustains the aerospace power needed to defend the United States and its interests.
- AFGSC provides combat-ready forces to conduct strategic nuclear deterrence and global strike operation (8th, 20th Air Forces)
- AFRC provides combat-ready units and individuals for active duty to augment the Regular component of the Air Force (4th, 10th and 22nd Air Forces)
- AFSOC provides Air Force special operations forces for worldwide deployment and assignment to regional unified commands
- AMC: Air Mobility Command
DoD Joint Bases (USAF units)
Department of Defense Joint Bases were established in accordance with congressional legislation implementing the recommendations of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The legislation ordered the consolidation of separate military installations into a single joint base as a result of the law. Jurisdiction was designated by the DoD. Most of the facilities were geographically adjoining; others were within the same area.
USAF air component for U.S. European Command (EUCOM). USAFE has seven main operating bases along with 114 geographically separated locations.