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  • 116th Bomb Wing

    The heritage of the 116th Bomb Wing can be traced to Mitchell Field, New York, where it was formed on 28 September 1942, flying the P-47 Thunderbolt. Shortly afterwards on 1 October 1942, it was redesignated as the 353rd Fighter Group and assigned to 8th Air Force. The new unit flew missions in support of the D-Day landings in Normandy during WWII
  • Common Ground Stations

    A Common Ground Station system consists of a mission vehicle, lightweight multipurpose shelter containing mission equipment, support vehicle, and two trailer mounted generators. The mission and support vehicles, which tow the trailers, are heavy variant High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs). The CGS can deploy from movement to
  • The 116th Civil Engineering Squadron

    The 116th Civil Engineering Squadron manages and directs all civil engineering activities to meet mission requirements and is equipped properly for all world-wide contingency operations and deployments. The 116th CES is responsible for the maintenance of all unit facilities for the wing and four geographically separated units. Oversees military
  • The 116th Maintenance Operations Squadron

    The 116th Maintenance Group is responsible for aircraft maintenance, quality assurance and other maintenance support that keeps the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System mission capable. The group consists of approximately 1000 people whose job skills encompass twenty different Air Force specialties. The group has three squadrons to
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