Special Tactics Controllers from the 321st Special Tactics Squad conduct day and night iterations of fast rope and repelling out the back of a CV-22 from the 7th Special Operations Squadron on April 12th and 15th 2021. These skills are critical to mission readiness and maintain the ability to meet todays SOF challenges in a real world environment. Staff Sgt. Brandon Nelson/USA
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2021 USAF & USSF Almanac: USAF Major Commands and Air National Guard

June 30, 2021

The Air Force has nine major commands and two Air Reserve Components. (Air Force Reserve Command is both a majcom and an ARC.) In late 2019, Air Force Space Command was redesignated U.S. Space Force, a separate military branch under the Department of the Air Force. 

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