The Albanian Armed Forces (AAF) is the armed forces of Albania, first formed after independence in 1912. Today it is made up of the General Staff Headquarters, the Albanian Joint Forces Command, the Albanian Support Command and the Albanian Training and Doctrine Command. Under the General Staff there is a joint Forces Command in Durres. The total active manpower of the Albanian Armed Forces is around 11,300 military personnel. The Land Forces of Albanian army is composed by 8,300 soldiers with the structure: - 1 rapid reaction brigade, 1 commando regiment, 1 signal battalion, 1 logistic battalion.