Controls nuclear weapons for the United States. Most unappreciated branch of the military. This is largely due to ignorance. Our planes are usually the first into a wartime environment to clear the way for soldiers and marines.

Many "soldiers" who look down upon the Air Force do not realize that there are many fighting members of the Air Force that are not Officers. While most of the enlisted force has noncombat duties, there are many career fields that place enlisted men in the field.

Combat Control and TAC-P are Special Forces that enter combat zones to fight alongside marines and soldiers and call in air strikes. PJs (Pararescue Jumpers) are the tip of our Special Forces, they jump into extreme combat situations to rescue Marines, SEALs, and Rangers. They have received some of the highest awards in the service, such as the Medal of Honor.

Even Security Forces (MPs for the Air Force) now have extended training on convoys and urban warfare since the war on terrorism started. Security Forces now performs convoys in Iraq and Afganistan, and conducts sweeps throughout Iraqi cities near Air Bases. The 820th Combat Security Forces Squadron were some of the first servicemen to jump into Iraq along side of the 82nd Airborne. Select Security Forces personnel also attend Phoenix Raven (advanced hand to hand combat) Training, as well as Army Ranger school

While most of the Air Force are slackers, there are a select few that are true soldiers. You will see them wearing berets and flight suits.
Air Force Berets are earned not issued, unlike the Army..
by Security Forces Hooah June 07, 2005
The Chair... er, I mean AIR Force are those guys who wear BDUs like the Army, but are too good for guns. The Air Force is organized into Commands, Wings, Groups, Squadrons, and Flights (just to remind people that even if only a small fraction of the service is represented by pilots, the Air Force is all about planes). If at all possible they prefer to stay in the break room and watch TV for the better part of their work day. Many nations have Air Forces.
Get off your lazy asses and go bomb those SOB terrorists!!! Oh wait, we are grilling burgers and watching cable, then closing up early for the four day weekend. Maybe later.

An Air Force is a force composed largely of air. So much air, in fact, that it barely qualifies as a "force".
by Phayte January 01, 2007
The Air Force is the youngest branch of the DOD. As the name implies, the Air Force is mostly oriented with aviation. Though this is common with the other branches of the DOD, the Air Force is “special”.

Unlike other branches of the Military, the Air Force needs to be coddled and nurtured. The lack of carpet on a barracks room floor with send the average Airman into state to where he/she has to cope by succumbing to a fetal position, crying himself/herself to sleep. Not to worry, for they are paid an extra allowance for after living under such “harsh conditions” whenever they have to mingle with other branches of the Military.

The Air Force can also be defined by their Physical Readiness. Where most branches conduct PT (Physical Training) through a series of running, push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, eight count body builders, etc, the Air Force simply have to ride a bicycle in order to prove their readiness for military standards. Correction; Air Force military standards.

An interesting trait about the Air Force is their lack of vocal processing. While other branches of the military sing cadence while they march, the Air Force does otherwise. Due to a default that could possibly be blamed on memory, coordination, and lack of style, the Air Force can only march to the singular sound of the word “Hut”.

Ex: “Hut…Hut…Hut…Hut…Hut…etc”

Because the Air Force is “special”, they disregard all other branches of the DOD, especially to another member of the service that outranks them. This can include the colors ceremony…the raising and lowering of our nations flag. Where the other branches of the military stand and salute Old Glory, the Air Force is allowed to casually conduct their business and pay no mind to the National Anthem that is played over a loud speaker.

The Air Force, unlike other branches, is allowed to move their families to their duty stations abroad. This allows them the comfort and stability to defend the nation. How other branches of the military go without this is still a mystery and under investigation. But, fret not, for these young Airmen and Sergeants families. They will have carpet, I assure you.
Guy 1: "I loved the cartoon G.I. Joe! That's exactly the reason I joined the Air Force!"

Guy 2: "You probably should have joined the Military instead."
by Shuckins February 12, 2008
An evolved form of the well-known and popular Smurf. Although skin pigmentation has changed, these Smurfs compensate by donning blue outfits when in the presence of strangers to further solidify their bond with their ancestors. At one point they shunned their Smurfish heritage and wore a functional Olive Drab uniform that promoted combat functionality over flashy garrison show-boating.
We may not have the best football team, but thats what happens when your team is made up of half-wit college kids with dreams of playing soldier as opposed to actual lean, green soldiers.
by 10th MTN DIV May 30, 2005
(1) A Government-funded amateur flying club (2) An organization composed of prima dona aeronautical wannabes who were unable to find employment in the private sector. (3) A civilianized baby sister of Marine and Army Aviation whose song was written by the "Army Air Corps wives" (you read that right)(4) A misleading service with illusionary airmen who think they are on the same level of honor as the Marines as they drive from their air conditioned quarters to in their air conditioned cars to their air conditioned work stations.
The airmen of this branch themselves serve as an example of the entire Air Force as they can easily be picked out of a line by being a pitiful, chair-borne, public assistance program reject. A useless person whose lack of initiative, intellect, and physical stamine renders him incapable of finding employment elsewhere.
by Barrett Nance November 28, 2006
Arrogant flyboys who think they are better than every other branch of the military. What they don't realize is that their jobs can be done by the Navy and Army. Compensates for this by saying they have the ability to launch nuclear weapons. Often forget that the Navy has the most survivable leg of the nuclear triad. Never recognized by anyone in the real miltary, and wears the worst uniforms out of all the branches. Only has best looking girls in the DoD because they cannot get civilian girls to give them the time of day. Also passed on making Top Gun.
For the past two years Air Force has not been able to keep Navy from "stealing" the Commander in Chief's trophy. This might be a result of the DoD investigation into the reports of them lowering their standards to let in otherwise unqualified players.
by johnny boy March 24, 2005
1.The brat of the DoD.
2.A sub unit of the army. Check your paper check not your LES and it says department of the army
3.Not better than any branch of the military. But the army is better than the Air Force
Im in the Air Force and I wear blue tiger stripe uniforms cause I never go to War.
by SGT Arenas February 17, 2005
A bunch of sissy ass pansie that are afraid to be on the frontline. Unlike the Marines they do Land, Sea, and Air.
Air Force can't shoot for crap they're too busy handling they're stick.
by Hayabusa August 15, 2005

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