2018 US Code
Title 10 - Armed Forces
Subtitle D - Air Force
Part I - Organization
Chapter 903 - Department of the Air Force
Sec. 9011 - Organization

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Citation 10 U.S.C. § 9011 (2018)
Section Name §9011. Organization
Section Text

The Department of the Air Force is separately organized under the Secretary of the Air Force. It operates under the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 87–651, title II, §213(a), Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 524, §8010; renumbered §8011, Pub. L. 99–433, title V, §521(a)(1), Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1055; renumbered §9011, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §806(c), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1833.)

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Historical and Revision Notes
1962 Amendment
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
8010 5:171a(c)(7) (1st sentence, as applicable to Department of Air Force). July 26, 1947, ch. 343, §202(c)(7) (1st sentence as applicable to Department of Air Force); added Aug. 6, 1958, Pub. L. 85–599, §3(a) (1st sentence of 8th par., as applicable to Department of Air Force), 72 Stat. 516.

The word "operates" is substituted for the words "shall function".


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 8011 of this title as this section.

1986—Pub. L. 99–433 renumbered section 8010 of this title as this section.


Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle D - Air Force
Sec. 9011 - Organization
Contains section 9011
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 72 Stat. 516
76 Stat. 524
100 Stat. 1055
132 Stat. 1833
Public Law References Public Law 85-599, Public Law 87-651, Public Law 99-433, Public Law 115-232
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