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United States Air Force - Numbered Air Forces

Lineages of those organizations that are currently or have been numbered air forces are given below. If you wish to go directly to a specific current or former numbered air force, 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.