VISION

IT'S OUR PROMISE TO PROTECT

The U.S. Air Force is the world’s preeminent force in air, space and cyberspace. We maintain that distinction by maintaining our objective of global vigilance, reach and power and remaining true to our vision statement: The World’s Greatest Air Force—Powered by Airmen, Fueled by Innovation. Through shared values, key capabilities and upholding our Airman’s Creed, we continue to achieve our mission and aim high in all we do.

AIRMAN'S CREED

We share an unbreakable trust and the will to never give up. The Airman’s Creed is our promise to country and colleagues.

I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN.
I AM A WARRIOR.
I HAVE ANSWERED MY NATION’S CALL.

I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN.
MY MISSION IS TO FLY, FIGHT, AND WIN.
I AM FAITHFUL TO A PROUD HERITAGE,
A TRADITION OF HONOR,
AND A LEGACY OF VALOR.

I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN.
GUARDIAN OF FREEDOM AND JUSTICE,
MY NATION’S SWORD AND SHIELD,
ITS SENTRY AND AVENGER.
I DEFEND MY COUNTRY WITH MY LIFE.

I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN.
WINGMAN, LEADER, WARRIOR.
I WILL NEVER LEAVE AN AIRMAN BEHIND,
I WILL NEVER FALTER,
AND I WILL NOT FAIL.

HEAR IT

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POWER AND PROFICIENCY

KEY CAPABILITIES

We develop Airmen, technology for war fighting and integrating operations with a focus on six key capabilities.

  • 01

    AIR AND SPACE SUPERIORITY

    We continually build distinctive capabilities that enable joint forces to dominate enemy operations in all dimensions: land, sea, air and space.

  • 02

    GLOBAL PRESENCE

    We pursue technological advances that allow us to attack anywhere, anytime, more quickly and with greater precision than ever before.

  • 03

    RAPID GLOBAL MOBILITY

    We maintain and improve our ability to respond quickly and decisively anywhere we’re needed around the globe.

  • 04

    PRECISION ENGAGEMENT

    We hone the application of selective force against specific targets, advancing the reliable use of military power with minimal risk or collateral damage.

  • 05

    INFORMATION SUPERIORITY

    We advance data capabilities that allow joint force commanders to keep pace with information and incorporate it into a campaign’s plans.

  • 06

    AGILE COMBAT SUPPORT

    We offer expert combat support across deployment and sustainment, including all permanently based and expeditionary forces.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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