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Direct Reporting Units

A direct reporting unit (DRU) has a specialized and restricted mission, and is directly subordinate to the Chief of Staff, United States Air Force or to his representative on the Air Staff. Below are the lineages of the currently active direct reporting units of the USAF.

Field Operating Agencies
A subdivision of the Air Force, directly subordinate to a HQ USAF functional manager. Field operating agencies (FOAs) perform field activities beyond the scope of any of the major commands. Their activities are specialized or associated with an Air Force wide mission. Below are presented the lineages of the currently active FOAs. If you wish to go directly to a specific FOA, click on the desired link.

For definitions of lineage terms used in these entries, see the Glossary in the Guide to USAF Lineage and Honors.
tabField Operating Agencies 
Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation
Air Force Audit Agency
Air National Guard Readiness Center
Air Force Center For Environmental Excellence
Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency
Air Force Cost Analysis Agency
Air Force Flight Standards Agency
Air Force Historical Research Agency
Air Force History Support Office
Air Force Inspection Agency
Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency
Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency
Air Force Global Logistics Support Center
Air Force Legal Operations Agency
Air Force Logistics Management Agency
Air Force Manpower Analysis Agency
Air Force Medical Operations Agency
Air Force Medical Support Agency
Air Force National Security Emergency Preparedness Office
Air Force Office of Special Investigations
Air Force Operations Group
Air Force Pentagon Communications Agency
Air Force Personnel Operations Agency
Air Force Program Executive Office
Air Force Public Affairs Agency
Air Force Real Property Agency
Air Force Review Boards Agency
Air Force Safety Center
Air Force Security Forces Center
Air Force Services Agency
Air Force Technical Applications Center
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