24th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber), located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is aligned under Air Combat Command (as of July 17, 2018).
The 24th AF is the operational warfighting organization that establishes, operates, maintains and defends Air Force networks to ensure warfighters can maintain the information advantage as U.S. forces prosecute military operations around the world.
Mission: American Airmen delivering full-spectrum, global cyberspace capabilities and outcomes for our service, the joint force and our nation.
Vision: The world’s preeminent cyber force, powered by Airmen … fueled by innovation.
People: More than 5,600 (3,250 military, 900 civilian and 1,400 contract) personnel conduct or support 24/7 cyberspace operations. Approximately 1,100 Reservists support the 67th and 688th Cyberspace Wings.
Capabilities: Through daily cyber tasking orders, 24th AF directs units around the world to conduct cyberspace operations across six lines of effort: Building, Operating, Securing, Defending the Air Force information network and directed mission critical cyber terrain, Extending cyber capabilities to the tactical edge of the modern battlefield, and Engaging the adversary in support of combatant and air component commanders.
Lineage: Established as 24th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) on Aug. 11, 2009. Activated on Aug. 18, 2009. Redesignated as 24th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) on Dec. 7, 2010. (More)
Mission: Command and control cyberspace forces: operate, defend and engage.
Vision: DOD’s transformational leader in full-spectrum cyberspace operations; delivering outcomes on time and on target with a spirit of innovation and creativity.