The Air Force Spectrum Management Office (AFSMO), located in Alexandria, Va., is a principle subordinate unit reporting directly to the Commander of Air Force Space Command.
The AFSMO mission is to plan, provide and preserve access to the radio frequency spectrum for the U.S. Air Force and selected Department of Defense activities in support of national policy objectives, systems development and global operations. This includes obtaining spectrum access critical for all Air Force core functions.
AFSMO defends and articulates Air Force spectrum access to regulatory agencies at the joint, national and international levels. It is responsible for all Air Force spectrum management-related matters, policy and procedures. Additionally, the agency oversees the Air Force spectrum management career field and manages the payment of the approximately $4 million Air Force spectrum fee each year.
- Fact Sheets: Air Force Spectrum Management Office (full-text).