Air Force Board

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Air Force Board
Flag of RAF Members of the Air Force Board.svg
Flag of the Air Force Board
Committee overview
Formed 1964
Preceding Committee
Jurisdiction Government of the United Kingdom
Headquarters Whitehall, Westminster, London
Minister responsible
Parent Committee Defence Council

The Air Force Board of the Defence Council is responsible for the management of the Royal Air Force.

Prior to the creation of the current UK Ministry of Defence in 1964, the administration of the RAF and its personnel was undertaken by the Air Force Council, part of the Air Ministry. In 1964, the Defence Council took over this role, but the day-to-day management of the three services was delegated to the three single service boards, of which the Air Force Board is one.

Membership of the Board

The composition is as follows:[2]

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Ben Wallace Named New Defence Secretary". Forces Network. 25 July 2019. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  2. ^ "RAF Command and Organisation". Armed Forces. 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.

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