491 (1) prepare such plans for the national security, for employment of the Air Force for that purpose, both separately and in conjunction with the land and naval forces, and for recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping, training, serving, mobilizing, and demobilizing the Air Force, as will assist in the execution of any power, duty, or function of the Secretary or the Chief of Staff; (2) investigate and report upon the efficiency of the Air Force and its preparation for military operations; (3) prepare detailed instructions for the execution of approved plans and supervise the execution of those plans and instructions; (4) act as agent of the Secretary and the Chief of Staff in coordinating the action of all organizations of the Department of the Air Force; and (5) perform such other duties, not otherwise assigned by law, as may be prescribed by the Secretary. §8033.
Reserve components of Air Force; policies and regulations for government of: functions of National Guard Bureau with respect to Air National Guard (a) Each policy or regulation affecting the following subjects shall be prepared by a committee of officers of the appropriate division or divisions of the Air Staff and of an equal number of officers of the Air National Guard of the United States: (1) The organization or distribution of the Air National Guard of the United States. (2) The organization, distribution, or training of the Air National Guard. (b) The members of each committee under subsection (a) who are officers of the Air National Guard of the United States must be selected from lists of officers of that component who are suitable for that duty, submitted by the governors of the States and Territories of whose Air National Guard they are members, respectively, and by the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard for the District of Columbia. (c) Each policy or regulation affecting the organization, distribution, training, appointment, assignment, promotion, or discharge of members of the Air Force Reserve shall be prepared by a committee of officers of the appropriate divisions of the Air Staff and of an equal number of officers of the Air Force Eeserve. (d) Each policy or regulation affecting the Air Force Reserve and either the Air National Guard of the United States or the Air National Guard shall be prepared by a committee composed of equal numbers of officers of the Regular Air Force, of the Air National Guard of the United States, and of the Air Force Reserve. (e) There shall be not less than 10 officers of the Air National Guard of the United States and the Air Force Reserve on duty with the Air Staff, one-half of whom shall be from each of those components. These officers shall be considered as additional members of the Air Staff while on that duty. (f) The Chief of Staff shall— (1) send the statements of policies and regulations prepared under this section to the Secretary of the A ir Force; (2) advise him with regard thereto; and