Air Forces Cyber


The Air Force established 24th Air Force at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, as a subordinate Numbered Air Force under Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 18, 2009. The 24th AF is also the service cyber component, Air Forces Cyber, to the United States Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md.  

As AFCYBER its mission is “American Airmen delivering full-spectrum, global cyberspace capabilities and effects for our service, the joint force and our nation.” Through daily cyber tasking orders, AFCYBER 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.    

24th Air Force Heritage Pamphlet