Originally Posted by MuEconRedLeg
My best firend is an Air Force SSgt. and he and his unit have been attached to an army divison. He shipped out yesterday.
He was security in the AF, but he did not know (i.e. wouldn't tell) what he will be doing in Iraq.
They're not part of the Army's personnel strength numbers, however, they are assigned to Army units to augment the Army's manpower numbers and needs.