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Air Force Personnel Center

Air Force Personnel Center

U.S. Air Force

October 02, 2007

The Air Force Personnel Center, with headquarters at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, is a field operating agency of Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff for for Manpower, Services and Personnel. The center has responsibility for managing personnel programs and carrying out policies affecting Air Force active-duty and civilian members.

The AFPC mission is to integrate and execute personnel operations to develop Air Force people and meet field commanders’ requirements. AFPC has one direct reporting unit, the Air and Space Expeditionary Force Center, located at Langley AFB, Va. The AEFC aids expeditionary air force operations by assisting in the planning and scheduling of AEF assets, identifying and refining training requirements, guiding deployment and redeployment planning, monitoring readiness, and providing continuity across the AEF spectrum.

AFPC supervises and directs the overall management and distribution of military officers, lieutenant colonel and below; enlisted, senior master sergeant and below; and civilian personnel at grades GS-15 (or equivalent) and below. AFPC also conducts military and civilian personnel operations to include overseeing performance evaluations, promotions, retirements, separations, awards, decorations, uniforms, education, personnel procurement, disability processing and the Air Force’s voting program. It plans for contingencies, maintains active-duty personnel records and provides transition assistance and support to Air Force retirees. AFPC serves as the single manager for the military and civilian personnel data systems covering active-duty, Reserve, Guard and civilian personnel under the Total Force Management Concept.

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