93d AGOW Photos

A U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party beret sits on a table at a command, control and communications working group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov. 16, 2023. The TACP C3WG was designed to gather command and control experts to develop tactics to better manage complex air battlefield environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Christian Little)
U.S. Air Force Airmen participate in a Battle Staff Course at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. The Battle Staff course teaches Air Base Defense Doctrine and how to implement it into mission planning for tactical leaders to employ. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Tactical Leader Course students conduct route reconnaissance during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 15, 2023. Route reconnaissance is conducted to gather critical information about terrain, potential hazards and any obstacles that might affect the safe passage of military units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Tactical Leader Course students conduct route reconnaissance during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 15, 2023. Route reconnaissance is conducted to gather critical information about terrain, potential hazards and any obstacles that might affect the safe passage of military units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Redden, 823d Base Defense Squadron fire team member, provides directions during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. Operational orders given to tactical leaders from the Battle Staff guided squads during missions, conducting area reconnaissance and gathering crucial intel from ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Malachi Davidson, 823rd Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, holds security at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. Malachi was holding security and covering for his sector of fire during route reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Tactical Leader Course students sit in Light Medium Tactical Vehicle during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 15, 2023. LMTVs are designed to transport personnel, supplies, and equipment across different terrains in a wide range of operational environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Tactical Leader Course students load into a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 15, 2023. Students were driven to a drop-off point to start their next mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wakefield, 823d Base Defense Squadron fire team member, opens a Meal Ready-to-Eat during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. An MRE is a self-contained, individual field ration designed to provide a complete meal for military personnel and individuals in situations where regular food facilities may not be available. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Redden, 823d Base Defense Squadron fire team member, digs a defensive fighting position during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. DFPs refer to a prepared location or structure constructed to provide cover and protection during combat or defensive operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Justin Kovich, right, 820th Combat Operations Squadron operations officer, talks through a mission plan with Senior Airman Malachi Davidson, 823d Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. Davidson was designated as a squad leader and was responsible for overseeing and leading a team tasked with defending a specific area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Tactical Leader Course squad leaders plan their mission during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. The five-day field training exercise immersed tactical leaders and battle staff in real-world scenarios that tested their mission planning and execution of orders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Aquil Morgan, 823d Base Defense Squadron squad leader, draws a sector sketch during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. Sector sketches include details such as key landmarks, potential threats, entry and exit points, defensive positions, and other relevant features. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Aquil Morgan, 823d Base Defense Squadron squad leader, draws a sector sketch during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. Sector sketches serve as a visual representation of a specific area that includes key details of the area to identify future threats and coordinate defensive strategies to protect the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Learned, 822d Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, secures a patrol base during a field training exercise at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2023. The 820th Base Defense Group provides self-contained, mobile temporary basing infrastructure capable of rapidly establishing secure communications, airfield and landing zone assessments, and defensive emplacements in austere and hostile environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Barber, front right, 820th Combat Operations Squadron training instructor debriefs students during a Tactical Leader Course at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Dec. 13, 2023. Students use a terrain model in a sand table to build a mission plan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deanna Muir)
An Airman from the 824th Base Defense Squadron fires an M136E1 AT4-CS confined space light anti-armor weapon, Jan. 24, 2018, at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla. The Airmen traveled to Blanding to participate in Weapons Week where they qualified on heavy weapons ranging from the M249 light machine gun to the M18 Claymore mine. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)
Airman 1st Class Haley Sahagan, 823d Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, watches for threats in the turret of a Humvee during a mission readiness exercise, Oct. 23, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group tested the 823d BDS’s ability to operate in an austere environment with challenging scenarios that tested their capabilities and effectiveness. (U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson)
A convoy of U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group and mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicles patrol a road Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG simulated a deployed environment at the military operations in urban terrain village showcasing a variety of capabilities to include detecting improvised explosive devices and securing hostile areas during Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist’s, 9th Air Force commander, first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pablo Cancel, 822d Base Defense Squadron, keeps a lookout at the military operations in urban terrain (MOUT) village during Exercise GLOBAL EAGLE at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Oct. 17, 2013. The training scenario took place at the MOUT village and was meant to simulate scenarios they may face while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Grammel)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Yu, 823rd Base Defense Squadron training NCO, prepares to return fire on opposing forces during a scenario for the squad leadership course at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., July 29, 2011. Sergeant Yu and members from his squad were tasked to meet with the village leader to exchange information, take on opposing forces and secure the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Green)
U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 820th Base Defense Group receive warm welcomes from unit members June 26, 2011, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Approximately 30 members of the 820th BDG returned home from a six-month deployment to Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter)
Senior Airman Antwone Dunlap, 822nd Base Defense Squadron sniper team spotter, waits in preparation for the military operations in urban terrain training village demonstration to begin at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Feb. 10, 2011. Airman Dunlap was part of a two-man sniper team that was set up outside the village to provide cover fire during the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nicholas Benroth)

93d AIR GROUND OPERATIONS WING
The 93d Air Ground Operations Wing activated in 2008 and became the first wing to provide highly-trained ground combat forces capable of integrating air and space power into the ground scheme of fire and maneuver. The wing members conduct offensive and defensive ground combat operations worldwide to protect expeditionary aerospace forces with an airborne capability. At a moment's notice, they provide worldwide deployable, "first-in," fully integrated, multi-disciplined capabilities and provide the joint force commander airborne, air-mobile, air-land, and over-land insertion capability, and remain the joint expert on integration of air power and combat weather support to ground forces. They provide Joint Force Commanders with expertise on the integration of air power and extend the Theater Air Control System for the Joint Forces Air Component Commander. The 93d AGOW also provides highly trained forces capable of employing air power activities in close coordination with land operations, including combat weather support to land forces. All to rapidly deploy and conduct offensive and defensive ground combat operations worldwide to protect expeditionary forces anywhere, anytime. The 93d AGOW is comprised of three operational groups, 16 squadrons, 10 detachments, 9 operating locations at 20 locations with 18 host air force bases owned by 7 Major Commands.

Units

  820th Base Defense Group

The 820th Base Defense Group, based at Moody Air Force Base, provides planning, training, equipment and preparation to its three security forces squadrons. They maintain a high operational tempo to support cyclic rotations of deployment, on-call, and reconstitution/training status. The 820th Combat Operations Squadron provides the 820th BDG the administrative structure and oversight necessary to meet continuing responsibilities of overseas contingency operations and ongoing high operations tempo at home station and overseas. They provide reach-back for deployed warfighters and support the reconstitution of redeploying squadrons. All personnel are ready to deploy at all times and maintain combat and specialty training standards.

    3d Air Support Operations Group

The 3d Air Support Operations Group (ASOG) is headquartered at Fort Hood, Texas. The 3d ASOG provides air liaison officers, joint tactical air controllers, special warfare mission support, and tactical air-control party members to the Army at four locations across the western half of the U.S. The 3d ASOG's squadrons are the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, the 9th Air Support Operations Squadron, the 10th Air Support Operations Squadron, the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron and the 803d Operations Support Squadron. The units are spread out among the Army bases, so the Airmen can live, work and train with the soldiers they will eventually support down range.

   18th Air Support Operations Group

The 18th Air Support Operations Group (ASOG) is headquartered at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The 18th ASOG provides air liaison officers, joint tactical air controllers, special warfare mission support, and tactical air-control party members to the Army at four locations across the eastern half of the U.S. The 18th ASOG's squadrons are the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron, the 15th Air Support Operations Squadron, the 19th Air Support Operations Squadron, the 20th Air Support Operations Squadron, and the 818th Operations Support Squadron. The units are spread out among the Army bases, so the Airmen can live, work and train with the soldiers they will eventually support down range.

  5th Combat Weather Group

The 5th Combat Weather Group is headquartered at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Since 1947, the Air Force has provided meteorological services to the Army in support of their operations. 5th CWG members are trained to Army standards as well as Air Force standards to ensure they can operate proficiently in field environments. The 5th CWG provides weather support from the Army Service Component Command all the way down through the Division, Brigade and Battalion levels, in addition to aviation brigades throughout the continental United States. The 5th CWG is present and providing meteorological capabilities at 19 Army locations. The group provides critical environmental information needed by the joint force to conduct operations.

Mission Sets

Leadership

Col. Timothy Hood
Commander

CMSgt Joshua Skarloken
Command Chief