BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
AIR FORCE INSTRUCTION 36-2618 27 FEBRUARY 2009 Certified Current 23 March 2012 Personnel THE ENLISTED FORCE STRUCTURE
COMPLIANCE WITH THIS PUBLICATION IS MANDATORY ACCESSIBILITY: RELEASABILITY: Publications and forms are available for downloading or ordering on the ePublishing website at www.e-publishing.af.mil There are no releasability restrictions on this publication. Certified by: AF/CCC (CMSAF Rodney J. McKinley) Pages: 23
OPR: AF/A1D Supersedes: AFI36-2618, 1 December 2004
This instruction defines the enlisted force structure and implements AFPD 36-26, Total Force Development. It establishes leadership and development levels, responsibilities, and official terms of address for enlisted Airmen. It describes special senior noncommissioned officer positions and standardizes duty titles. Additionally, this instruction includes the Air Force institutional competencies which serve as the common language for force development. This instruction applies to all enlisted members of the US Air Force, Air National Guard (ANG) and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC). Ensure that all records created as a result of processes prescribed in this publication are maintained in accordance with AFMAN 33-363, Management of Records, and disposed of in accordance with the Air Force Records Information Management System (AFRIMS) Records Disposition Schedule located at https://www.my.af.mil/gcss-af61a/afrims/afrims/. Process supplements to this instruction as shown in AFI 33-360, Publications Management Program. Refer to Attachment 1 for a glossary and supporting information. Refer recommended changes and questions about this publication to HQ AF/A1DI using AF Form 847, Recommendation for Change of Publication. Route AF Forms 847 from the field through major command (MAJCOM) publications/forms managers. SUMMARY OF CHANGES This instruction substantially revises and updates AFI 36-2618, 1 Dec 04. It also includes “The Airman’s Creed”...