Mobilization Assistant to the Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant
Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition)
Vision: Agile sourcing through innovative strategic solutions developed by multi-skilled professionals who anticipate and deliver warfighting capabilities.
Mission: Deliver enduring world-class capabilities to assure Air, Space, and Cyberspace dominance for the nation and our allies
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. As of April 2012, the acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) position is vacant.