United States Air Force
USAF logo
Leader(s) General of the Air Force Cody Patrickson
Appears in Modern Warfare series and Future Warfare series, Weapon Wielders
Country United States of America
Type aerial warfare, space warfare, cyberwarfare, Special Operations
Active September 18th, 1947 - present
Motto “Above All” (former motto), “Aim High ... Fly-Fight-Win", "Integrity first, Service before self, Excellence in all we do"

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare, space warfare, and cyberwarfare branch of the U.S. armed forces and one of the American uniformed services. Initially part of the American Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947. It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed. In its 2009 Posture Statement the USAF articulates its primary goals as "Global Vigilance, Global Reach, and Global Power".

As of 2017, the service operates more than 5,369 military aircraft, 406 ICBMs and 170 military satellites. It has a $161 billion budget and is the second largest service branch, with 318,415 active duty personnel, 140,169 civilian employees, 69,200 Air Force Reserve personnel, and 105,700 Air National Guard personnel.

The Department of the Air Force is headed by the civilian Secretary of the Air Force who oversees all administrative and policy affairs. The Department of the Air Force is a division of the Department of Defense, headed by the Secretary of Defense. The highest ranking military officer in the Department of the Air Force is the Chief of Staff of the Air Force.


In the Call of Duty series, the USAF provides air support for several missions. In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4, they are a playable faction in campaign and multiplayer.

Theme song

There theme song is the air force service song “U.S. Air Force”. This is a remixed version of the song.

The Air Force song (Remix)

The Air Force song (Remix)