|Legal Status ||Title 10 ||Title 32 |
|Command and Control ||Full-time and part-time service, under command of the President || |
Full-time and part-time service, under the control of the state Governor.
If Mobilized or volunteer for Active Duty, under command of the President.
|Homeland Support || |
Restricted under Posse Comitatus Act.
100 % weather reconnaissance (Hurricane Hunters), 100 % aerial spray, 25% aerial firefighting squadrons.
Can be mobilized with 12304a authority.
In state role, not restricted under Posse Comitatus Act.
100 % air defense, 75% aerial firefighting squadrons.
|Federal Accessibility || |
Available/accessible via established voluntary and/or involuntary mobilization authorities.
Additional access to 790,000 (Individual Ready Reserve, Standby Reserve, Retired Reserve and Retired Active Duty) with mobilization.
|With consent of state, available/accessible via volunteerism via established mobilization authorities. |
|Active Duty Integration || |
Approximately two-thirds of AF's Total Force Integration associations.
Approximately 10% of selected reserve force are individual reservists serving throughout DOD staffs.
|Approximately one-third of AF's TFI associations. |
|HQ Management ||Single MAJCOM, three Numbered Air Forces and a directorate on Air Staff to support dual-hatted Chief of the Air Force Reserve. ||National Guard Bureau, Air National Guard Readiness Center and 54 national Guard Joint Force Headquarters-State. |
|Senior Leader ||As Chief of the Air Force Reserve, advisor to SecAF and CSAF. ||Director of Air National Guard reports to Chief of National Guard Bureau. |
|Federal Funding ||100% federally funded. || |
100% of personnel funding for federal missions and training.
91% federal funding for National Guard installation's base operations and maintenance costs, other 9% state funded.