BY ORDER OF THESECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE AIR FORCE INSTRUCTION 38-10116 MARCH 2011 Manpower and Organization AIR FORCE ORGANIZATION
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There are no releasability restrictions on this publication.OPR: HQ USAF/A1MOSupersedes: AFI 38-101, 4 April 2006Certified by: HQ USAF/A1M(Brig Gen Philip M. Ruhlman)Pages: 116This Instruction implements AFPD 38-1, Organization, and AFPD 38-5, Unit Designations. Itdescribes the objectives and principles of Air Force organization. It prescribes various levels andstandard structures for organizations and it outlines procedures for establishing and modifyingorganizations. This publication applies to Air Force Reserve Command and the Air NationalGuard to the extent that it has the organizations and functions discussed herein. This AFI may besupplemented at any level, but all supplements that directly implement this Instruction must berouted to HQ USAF/A1MO for coordination prior to certification and approval. Referrecommended changes and questions about this publication to the Office of PrimaryResponsibility using the AF IMT 847, Recommendation for Change of Publication; route AFIMT 847s from the field through the Major Command (MAJCOM) manpower, organization andresources division. Ensure that all records created as a result of processes prescribed in thispublication are maintained in accordance with Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 33-363,Management of Records, and disposed of in accordance with the Air Force Records DispositionSchedule (RDS) located at
SUMMARY OF CHANGES
This change: Updates office names and symbols and references. Clarifies definitions for:Primary Subordinate Unit, MAJCOM and Consolidate. Clarifies the use of the terms Commandand Agency for MAJCOMs and AF FOAs, respectively. Adds organization size guidance forwings, groups and squadrons. Adds a new chapter on provisional units, including expeditionaryunits. Updates Director of Staff information. Updates Numbered Air Force information. Makeschanges to the Wing Staff to: add Information Protection and change Military EqualOpportunity to Equal Opportunity. Updates standard structure figures for: Civil Engineer