The Department of the Air Force is headquartered in the Pentagon, Washington D.C. The service is organized in nine major commands throughout the world which provide combat aircraft, airlift, refueling, reconnaissance and other support to the Unified Combatant Commands.
The Air Force also has more than three dozen field operating agencies and direct reporting units which directly support the mission by providing unique services.
Together with Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard forces, the United States Air Force is the best in the world.
The Chief of Staff of the Air Force is Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., the Vice Chief of Staff is Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force is CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass.
The missions of Kirtland AFB fall into four major categories: research, development and testing; readiness and training; munitions maintenance; and support to base operations for more than 25 major mission partners.
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