18th 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 direct reporting unit.

18th Air Force Mission

18th Air Force’s mission is to provide ready aircraft, Airmen, and equipment for contested global air mobility operations... anytime, anywhere.

Contact Us

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