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Eighteenth Air Force, headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., was reactivated Oct. 1, 2003 as Air Mobility Command's sole numbered air force and is responsible for ensuring readiness and sustainment of approximately 36,000 active duty, Reserve and civilian Airmen. It consists of 12 wings and one stand-alone group.

18th Air Force Mission

18th Air Force’s mission is to present air mobility forces to Air Mobility Command and combatant commanders by ensuring readiness and sustainment of approximately 36,000 active duty, Reserve and civilian Airmen.

18th Air Force History

  • 18th Air Force: A Legacy of Excellence
  • The New 18th Air Force: Humble beginnings, Global Mission
  • 18th Air Force: A Decade of Change

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18th Air Force Public Affairs
100 Heritage Dr., Suite 212
Scott AFB, IL  62225-5000
(618) 229-0483 // DSN 779
Email: 18.af.pa@us.af.mil