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MISSION "To enable independent advice to the Department of the Air Force on matters of Science & Technology as directed by the Secretary of the Air Force."
PURPOSE "To serve as the Headquarters Air Force focal point and Program Management Office in support of the Scientific Advisory Board's missions to include planning, execution, logistics and statutory oversight of Scientific Advisory Board activities"
VISION "Unrivaled Agile Mission Support to the Department of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board"
The DAF SAB reports directly to the Secretary of the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Chief of Space Operations in performing its duties as detailed in its charter. DAF SAB products, including the Board’s advice and recommendations, are intended primarily for senior leadership of the Department of the Air Force and the Department of Defense.
The Department of the Air Force obtains substantial value from having an established and highly recognized Board composed of some of the nation's top experts in science, technology, engineering, and technical program leadership who work without compensation under direct tasking from the Secretary of the Air Force to conduct technical studies on topics deemed critical to the Air Force and conduct in-depth technical reviews that help maximize the value to the Air Force and Space Force from its Science and Technology investments.
DAF SAB is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered by the Secretary of Defense that consists of civilian experts appointed to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Secretary of Defense on scientific and technical matters relating to the Air Force mission.