Our Mission

AFA Mission

Our mission is to promote dominant U.S. Air & Space Forces as the foundation of a strong National Defense; to honor and support our Airmen, Guardians, and their Families; and to remember and respect our enduring Heritage. 

To accomplish this, we:

  • EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unrivaled aerospace power and promote aerospace and STEM education for a technically superior and professional workforce to ensure national security;
  • ADVOCATE and promote aerospace power to favorably shape policy and resourcing decisions to guarantee the strongest aerospace forces in the world;
  • SUPPORT Airmen, Guardians, and the families of the Total Air Force and Space Force, including Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, civilians, families, and members of the Civil Air Patrol.


AFA Vision

The Air & Space Forces Association is the premier professional military and aerospace education association in the nation, dedicated to United States dominance in air, space, and cyberspace, a strong national defense, and support for the people who serve the United States Air Force and United States Space Force.

 

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News from AFA

Congress Must Stop DOD’s Misleading Budget Practices and End Pass-Through Practices
Congress Must Stop DOD’s Misleading Budget Practices and End Pass-Through Practices May 9, 2022 (Arlington, VA) - Transparency in budgeting is critical to a functioning Republic. Yet for almost as…
AFA Congratulates StellarXplorers VIII Champions
AFA Congratulates StellarXplorers VIII Champions May 3, 2022 (Arlington, VA) - AFA’s StellarXplorers Space STEM program capped its eighth season by declaring Team Panther #3 from Palos Verdes Peninsula High…
AFA Rebrands to Become the Air & Space Forces Association
AFA Rebrands to Become the Air & Space Forces Association ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2022 After 76 years as the preeminent voice for American air and space power, AFA today…

Air Force Magazine

Air Force Awards JADC2 Contract, Worth up to $950 Million, to 27 Companies
Air Force Awards JADC2 Contract, Worth up to $950 Million, to 27 Companies

The Air Force’s plans for its portion of joint all-domain command and control, or JADC2, have taken a major step forward. The service awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity, multiple-award…

Pentagon Awards $80 Million for Work on F-35 Engines, Weapons Integration
Pentagon Awards $80 Million for Work on F-35 Engines, Weapons Integration

The Pentagon handed out more than $80 million in contracts for work on F-35 engines and weapons integration June 30, as well as another $25 million to support the development…

DOD Announces $820 Million in Aid to Ukraine, Including Norwegian Air Defense System
DOD Announces $820 Million in Aid to Ukraine, Including Norwegian Air Defense S…

The Pentagon announced an $820 million aid package to Ukraine that includes the same advanced Norwegian air defense system used to protect the White House. Coupling that with recently arrived…