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93d Air Ground Operations Wing

93d Air Ground Operations Wing


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93d Air Ground Operations Wing

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, tactical air-control party members and Battlefield Weather Airmen to the Army at nine locations across the western half of the U.S. The 3d ASOG's squadrons are the 3d Weather Squadron, 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, tactical air-control party members and Battlefield Weather Airmen to the Army at 10 locations across the eastern half of the U.S. The 18th ASOG's squadrons are the 18th Weather Squadron, 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.