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Leadership


  Lt Gen Arnold W. Bunch Jr. 
Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C. 
  Ms. Darlene Costello 
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition)
  Maj Gen David B. O'Brien 
Mobilization Assistant to the Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition)

SAF/AQ Mission


Vision:
Agile sourcing through innovative strategic solutions developed by multi-skilled professionals who anticipate and deliver warfighting capabilities.

Mission: Cost effectively modernize to deliver capability to the warfighter when needed.

The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) (abbreviated SAF/AQ) is a civilian office in the United States Department of the Air Force. This office is led by the United States Air Force service acquisition executive (SAE), responsible for all Air Force research, development and non-space acquisition activities. This executive provides direction, guidance and supervision of all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, approval and execution of acquisition plans, policies and programs. The SAE directs over $35 billion annual investments that include major programs like the KC-46, F-22, F-35, C-17, Space acquisitions, munitions, as well as capability areas such as information technology, and command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The SAE formulates and executes over $200 billion Air Force investment strategy to acquire systems and support services to provide combat capability to joint warfighting commanders.