3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force

  Third Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force is U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa's numbered air force. Based at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force advocates for and provides organizational, administrative, and legal support to USAFE-AFAFRICA wings in the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) areas of responsibility. Along with its headquarters operations directorate, the command is comprised of 10 wings consisting of more than 33,000 personnel.

3 AF-17 EAF Mission and Vision

Mission: Third Air Force advocates for and provides direct support to our wings in order to enhance combat readiness in support of USAFE-AFAFRICA objectives.

Vision: A world-class NAF – inspired, ready, and relentless Airmen.

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