Air Force Association
"AFA continues to keep me informed about our Air Force and keeps me in the Air Force family." — SMSgt (Ret.) Ted Fafinski
"AFA has strengthened my awareness of national policy."
— SMSgt Sonora L. Vasquez
"The relationships that have come my way through AFA prove that serving others leads to success." — Mitzi Morrison
"The network that I have through AFA is fantastic and the mentors I have gained are invaluable." — Lt Col Shannon Farrell
Upcoming Professional Development & Networking Events
2021 Aerospace Warfare SymposiumSymposium
February 24, 2021 - February 26, 2021
2021 National ConventionConvention
September 18, 2021 - September 19, 2021
National Harbor, MD
2021 Air, Space & Cyber ConferenceConference
September 20, 2021 - September 22, 2021
National Harbor, MD
2022 Aerospace Warfare SymposiumSymposium
March 02, 2022 - March 04, 2022
General John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and author, laid out the critical national imperatives for the United States Space Force at the Air Force Association’s 2021 virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium Feb. 25.Read More ⟶
Neil deGrasse Tyson, head of the Hayden Planetarium and research associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History, will participate in the Air Force Association’s 2021 virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, by hosting a fireside chat with Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations.Read More ⟶
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Supporting our Air and Space Force Family
Aerospace Education & STEM Programs
Since 1996, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has been a crucial partner of AFA, promoting aerospace education and fostering an interest in STEM careers, helping AFA in impacting hundreds of thousands of K-12 students across the country.
As a special partner in aerospace advocacy and education, AFA and CAP have united to join each other’s organizations, leveraging resources, and work toward the promotion of STEM careers.
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Power empowers our nation’s leaders by informing, educating, and cultivating insightful policy. AFA established this research institute to carry on General Billy Mitchell’s—one of America’s greatest Airmen—dedicated efforts to expand modernized airpower thinking. Be a part of the conversation as we strive toward our goals for aerospace power.
Everyone uses technology, but not everyone knows how to defend themselves from digital vulnerabilities. AFA's CyberPatriot program attracts students to cybersecurity and STEM fields. With the skills learned through the CyberPatriot program, students are making a difference at a global level.