Every Air Force Base In The United States



Maxwell Air Force Base

Maxwell Air Force Base, every Air Force base

As the host unit for Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, the 42nd Air Base Wing’s mission is critical to national security; it provides the foundation for success for Air University, the intellectual and leadership center of the Air Force; the 908th Airlift Wing; the Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate; and more than 30 tenant units.
National Agriculture Imagery Program

Location: Montgomery, Al.Home To: 42nd Air Base Wing, Air University, 908th Airlift WingInteresting Facts: Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, occupies the site of the first Wright brothers’ civilian flying school. It was named Maxwell Field in 1922 in honor of Second Lieutenant William C. Maxwell, a native of Atmore, Ala., who died in the Philippines in 1920 while attempting to land his DH-4 in a sugarcane field to avoid a group of children playing below.


Eielson Air Force Base

Eielson Air Force Base, every Air Force base
U.S. Air Force

Location: Fairbanks, Ak.Home To: 354th Fighter Wing, 168th Air Refueling Wing, Alaska Air National GuardInteresting Facts: Eielson Air Force Base occupies 63,195 acres southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. The runway is oriented north to south and is 14,507 feet long. It was extended to its present length in the 1950s to accommodate B-36 aircraft, and is the second longest runway in North America.

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

Elmendorf Air Force Base, Air Force base locations

On July 30, 2010, the 673d Air Base Wing activated as the host wing combining installation management functions of Elmendorf Air Force Base’s 3rd Wing and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Richardson and consists of four groups that operate and maintain the Joint Base for air sovereignty, combat training, force staging and throughput operations in support of worldwide contingencies. The installation hosts the headquarters for the United States Alaskan Command, 11th Air Force, U.S. Army Alaska, and the Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Anchorage, Ak.Home To: 673rd Air Base Wing, Elmendorf Air Force Base’s 3rd Wing, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Richardson, United States Alaskan Command, 11th Air Force, U.S. Army Alaska, and the Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region.Interesting Facts: JBER hosts more than 13,000 Arctic Warriors, nearly 20,000 family members and more than 3,000 civilian employees. The installation covers over 79,000 acres, stretching from the northern Anchorage area to Palmer. In October 2010, the Air Force’s Elmendorf Air Force Base and the Army’s Fort Richardson combined to become one installation in accordance with the Defense Department’s 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission guidance.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.


Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

An aerial view of retired U.S. military planes taken from aircraft 916, a Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 “Golden Eagles”, as it circles the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (309th AMARG) at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona (USA). The 309th AMARG is responsible for the storage and maintenance of aircraft for future redeployment, parts, or proper disposal following retirement by the military.
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Porter, U.S. Navy

Location: Tuscon, Az.Home To: 355th Fighter Wing, 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, 12th Air Force, 55th Electronic Combat Group, 563rd RQG and the 162nd Arizona Air National Guard Alert Detachment.Interesting Facts: The base is home to the 355th Fighter Wing, responsible for training and deploying A-10C Warthog pilots. D-M’s aircraft inventory includes 84 A-10Cs, 15 EC-130H Compass Calls, 7 HC-130J Combat Kings, 15 HH-60G Pavehawks, a contingent of F-16 Fighting Falcons and 4,000 assorted aircraft in the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group.

Luke Air Force Base

F-35 at Luke AFB

A Royal Australian Air Force Airman walks on the wing of an F-35A Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2018. The first Australian F-35 arrived at Luke AFB in December 2014. Currently six Australian F-35’s are assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron where their pilots train alongside U.S. Air Force pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)
Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham, U.S. Air Force

Location: Phoenix, Az.Home To: 56th Fighter Wing, 944th Fighter WingInteresting Facts: Currently six Australian F-35 Lightning II‘s are assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron where their pilots train alongside U.S. Air Force pilots. The first Australian F-35 arrived at Luke AFB in December 2014. Luke AFB trains over 70 percent of the world’s F-35 pilots.


Little Rock Air Force Base

C-130 with Little Rock AFB

A U.S. Air Force C-130J aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. lands at Fort McCoy, Wisc. on Aug. 17th, 2018. The C-130 aircraft participated in Engines Running Offload and Onload scenarios as part of exercise Patriot Warrior with the 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron.
Staff Sgt. Xavier Lockley, U.S. Air Force

Location: Little Rock, Ar.Home To: 19th Airlift Wing, 19th Medical Group, 34th Combat Training Squadron, 189th Airlift Wing, 314 Airlift Wing, 913th Airlift GroupInteresting Facts: In 1952, Pulaski County Citizens Council raised $1.2 million for the purchase of land. The 314 AW, at the 2011 Rodeo, brought home nearly every C-130 Trophy that the 19th didn’t bring home. The 314th was the best C-130 Wing in the Air Force in 2011.

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Beale Air Force Base

TU-2S at Beale AFB, Cal.

A U.S. Air Force TU-2S Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft lands while a Chevy Camaro SS chases behind as the mobile chase car at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., after flying a routine sortie over the local area. Sorties consist of flying patterns and running through touch and go exercises.
Senior Airman Drew Buchanan, U.S. Air Force

Location: Marysville, Ca.Home To: 9th Mission Support Group, 9th Medical Group, 9th Maintenance Group, 9th Operations Group, 69th Reconnaissance Group, 940th Air Refueling Wing, 548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group, 9th Intelligence Squadron, 13th Reconnaissance Squadron, 48th Intelligence Squadron, 7th Space Warning Squadron, 713th Combat Operations SquadronInteresting Facts: Camp Beale opened in October 1942 as a training site for the 13th Armored and the 81st and 96th Infantry Divisions. During World War II, Camp Beale’s 86,000 acres were home for more than 60,000 soldiers, a prisoner-of-war encampment and a 1,000-bed hospital. In 1948, the camp transferred from the Army to the Air Force.

Edwards Air Force Base

Fighters over Edwards AFB

Two F-16 Fighting Falcons fly over Edwards AFB during the October 17, 2009 air show. 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs received the 2009 Air Force Integrated Communication Excellence Award for branding and marketing the air show and open house that drew more than 225,000 attendees.
Chad Bellay, U.S. Air Force

Location: Rosamond, Ca.Home To: 412th Test WingInteresting Facts: A new group of research projects came to Edwards in the 1990s. Global Hawk, an unmanned aerial vehicle that has been used extensively in Afghanistan as well as Iraq, made its first flight at Edwards in February 1998. The X-35A and X-32A, competing models for the Joint Strike Fighter program, made their first flights in September and October 2000. The X-35A won the competition in 2001. Edwards AFB is the second-largest base in the U.S.

Los Angeles Air Force Base


A ceremony was held at Los Angeles AFB to dedicate a memorial to Gen. Bernard A. Schriever, Nov. 15. General Schriever is considered the father of the Air Force’s space and missile program. The statue was donated to SMC by the Air Force Association’s Schriever Chapter.
Joe Juarez

Location: El Segundo, Ca.Home To: Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center, 61st Airbase Group, 61st Medical SquadronInteresting Facts: Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., SMC is the Air Force’s center of acquisition excellence for acquiring and developing military space systems. Its portfolio includes the Global Positioning System, military satellite communications, defense meteorological satellites, space launch and range systems, satellite control networks, space based infrared systems and space situational awareness capabilities.

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Travis Air Force Base

Travis AFB

Seven U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, 11 KC-10 Extender aircraft and four C-5 Galaxy aircraft assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing line up at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 11, 2013, for the Freedom Launch honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The first plane departed at 8:46 a.m., the same time terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the North Tower of the World Trade Center, with the remaining 21 aircraft launching consecutively during a 36-minute time frame.
Heide Couch, U.S. Air Force

Location: San Fransisco, Ca.Home To: 60th Air Mobility Wing,  349th Air Mobility Wing, 621st Contingency Response WingInteresting Facts: Travis AFB is named in honor of Brigadier General Robert F. Travis, who was killed in a B-29 crash at the installation on 5 August 1950. At the time of his death, the general was commander of the 9th Heavy Bombardment Wing and was the base’s commanding general. Travis AFB is home to the largest airlift organization in the U.S. Air Force.

Vandenberg Air Force Base

Vandenberg AFB

Space Shuttle Discovery, atop Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 905, flies over Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex 6 during November 1984. Discovery is at Vandenberg for testing of the Mate-Demate Device, which allows a shuttle to be affixed to, or removed from, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Lompoc, Ca.Home To: 30th Space WingInteresting Facts: The 30th Space Wing manages Department of Defense space and missile testing, and places satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast, using expendable boosters (Delta II, Pegasus, Taurus, Minotaur, Atlas V and Delta IV). Wing personnel also support the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Evaluation program.


U.S. Air Force Academy

US Air Force Academy Chapel

The US Air Force Academy Chapel is the most visited man-made tourist attraction in Colorado.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Colorado Springs, Co.Home To: 10th Air Base Wing, 306th Flying Training UnitInteresting Facts: The Air Force Academy is both a military organization and a university. Much of the Academy is set up like most other Air Force bases, particularly the 10th Air Base Wing, but the superintendent, commandant, dean of faculty and cadet wing are set up in a manner resembling a civilian university.

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Buckley Air Force Base

Buckley AFB
U.S. Air Force

Location: Denver, Co.Home To: 460th Space Wing, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command, Navy Info Ops Command, 743rd Military Intelligence BattalionInteresting Facts: Buckley AFB truly represents a joint, Total Force and coalition base. This includes 3,100 active duty members from every service, 4,000 National Guard personnel and Reservists, four commonwealth international partners, 2,400 civilians, 2,500 contractors, 36,000 retirees and approximately 40,000 veterans and dependents. The base contributes an estimated $1 billion annually to the local economy.

Peterson Air Force Base

Peterson AFB museum

Located within buildings that were constructed from 1928 through 1941, the Edward J. Peterson Air and Space Museum here is a free unique asset dedicated to telling the story of Peterson AFB, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station and the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Colorado Springs, Co.Home To: 21st Space Wing, 21st Operations Group, 821st Air Base Group, 21st Medical Group, 21st Wing Staff Agency, 21st Mission Support Group, 721st Mission Support GroupInteresting Facts: The 21st Space Wing is the most geographically dispersed Wing in the Air Force. Its mission spans across 13 time zones with 22 locations in 11 states and nine different countries to operate 15 different weapon systems.

Schreiver Air Force Base

Falcon AFS, now Schriever AFB

Falcon Air Force Station leadership speak in unfavorable weather conditions in the days when Schriever was named after a nearby town and was small enough to be classified as a station. It wasn’t until June 13, 1988, that Falcon AFS was renamed Falcon Air Force Base due to continual growth.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Colorado Springs, Co.Home To: 50th Space Wing, 50th Mission Support Group, 50th Operations Group, 50th Network Operations GroupInteresting Facts: On June 5, 1998, Falcon AFB was renamed Schriever AFB in honor of retired Gen. Bernard A. Schriever, who pioneered the development of the nation’s ballistic missile programs and is recognized as “the father of the U.S. Air Force’s space and missile program.” General Schriever passed away June 20, 2005. Schriever AFB is home to 7,016 military and civilian employees. The base indirectly contributes an estimated $1.3 billion to the local Colorado Springs, Colorado area annually.

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Dover Air Force Base

Dover AFB

A C-5 Galaxy pulls out from a parking spot at Dover Air Force Base Feb. 4. The C-5 Galaxy was one of at least 10 aircraft that launched from Dover Feb. 4 and 5 in preparation for a major snow storm that blanketed the region Feb. 6.
Jason Minto, U.S. Air Force

Location: Dover, De.Home To: 436 Airlift Wing, 512th Airlift WingInteresting Facts: Dover AFB was established on Dec. 17, 1941. Currently, it operates 18 C-5M Super Galaxy and 13 C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. The average age of officers on base is 33 and the average age of those enlisted is 27.


Eglin Air Force Base

F-35 at Eglin AFB

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing awaits permission to taxi May 30, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The 33 FW conducted F-35A night flying operations May 29-31, 2018, satisfying a training requirement for student pilots who will routinely fly day and night operations upon entering the combat Air Force. During this iteration of the pilot training syllabus, the night flying portion was stretched later into evening hours than in the past, allowing for more qualifications to be checked off across fewer days.
Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson, U.S. Air Force

Location: Valparaiso, Fl.Home To: 6th Ranger Training Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, 33rd Fighter Wing, 53rd Wing, 96th Test Wing, 919th Special Operations Wing, 20th Space Control Squadron,Interesting Facts: With the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939 and President Roosevelt’s call for an expansion of the Army Air Corps, General Henry H. “Hap” Arnold ordered the establishment of a proving ground for aircraft armament. Eglin was selected for the testing mission, and in 1940, the U.S. Forestry Service ceded to the War Department the Choctawhatchee National Forest, consisting of some 384,000 acres. In 1941, the Air Corps Proving Ground was activated, and Eglin became the site for gunnery training for Army Air Forces fighter pilots, as well as a major testing center for aircraft, equipment, and tactics.

Hurlburt Field

Hurlburt Field

A precession follows a wreath carried by the Hurlburt Field Honor Guard during an Operation Eagle Claw ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2015. Operation Eagle Claw, conducted April 24, 1980, was a joint services mission to rescue Americans who were being held hostage by a mob in Tehran, Iran, since Nov. 4, 1979. Tragically, the attempt ended in the death of eight service members, including five Air Commandos from Hurlburt Field’s 1st Special Operations Wing, 8th Special Operations Squadron.
Senior Airman Christopher Callaway, U.S. Air Force

Location: Fort Walton Beach, Fl.Home To: 1st Special Operations Group, 1st Special Operation Maintenance Group, 1st Special Operations Mission Support Group, 1st Special Operations Medical Group, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations CommandInteresting Facts: Officially designated Eglin Auxiliary Field No. 9, it served as one of the small training fields built on the sprawling Eglin Air Force Range in the 1940s. General Grandison Gardiner, Eglin commander, named it for First Lieutenant Donald Wilson Hurlburt who was killed in an aircraft crash at Eglin Auxiliary Field #9 in 1943.

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MacDill Air Force Base

MacDill AFB

MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. is home to 19 Aircraft worth $1 billion. This includes 16 KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft that help to carry out the Air Mobility Command’s mission to “provide rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America’s armed forces.”
U.S. Air Force

Location: Tampa, Fl.Home To: Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 6th Air Mobility WingInteresting Facts: The 6th Air Mobility Wing is organized into five groups: Operations, Maintenance, Mission Support, Medical, and the Wing Staff. Team MacDill includes 28 associate units from all branches of service to include U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, and the 927th Air Refueling Wing.

Patrick Air Force Base

Patrick AFB
U.S. Air Force

Location: Cocoa Beach, Fl.Home To: 45th Space WingInteresting Facts: Patrick Air Force Base has over 15,000 personnel on payroll, totaling over $370 million annually. The 45th Space Wing is organized into four groups to accomplish its mission: Launch Group (Conducts mission assurance on launch vehicle and spacecraft processing from flight hardware arrival through launch), Operations Group (Operates and maintains the Eastern Range assets and responsible for airfield operations, weather and communication support), Mission Support Group (Provides support through various functions to the people and mission, Medical Group (Provides medical, dental, environmental and public health services).

Tyndall Air Force Base

F-16s over Tyndall AFB

F-15s from the 2nd Fighter Squadron conduct a four-ship formation over Tyndall Air Force Base.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Panama City, Fl.Home To: 325th Fighter Wing, 1st Air Force, 44th Fighter Group,Interesting Facts: The 325th Fighter Wing’s primary mission is to train and project unrivaled combat air power for F-22 Raptor pilots and maintenance personnel to support the combat Air Forces. Training for F-22 pilots is performed in the 43rd Fighter Squadron (325th Fighter Wing).


Moody Air Force Base

Elephant Walk at Moody AFB

Aircraft from the 23d Wing conducted a surge exercise May 22, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The exercise was conducted in order to demonstrate the wing’s ability to rapidly deploy combat ready forces across the globe. The 23d Wing maintains and operates A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, HH-60G Pave Hawks, and HC-130J Combat King II aircraft for precision attack, personnel recovery and combat support worldwide.
Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan, U.S. Air Force

Location: Valdosta, Ga.Home To: 23rd Wing, 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing, 336th Recruiting SquadronInteresting Facts: In fiscal year 2010, Moody AFB generated a $447.6 million dollar payroll for the local economy. Construction, services and commodities contracts totaled almost $86.4 million. Other expenditures such as pay from the 1,872 secondary jobs created totaled $60.7 million. Total Economic Impact – $447,695 million.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

Robins Air Force Base

Air Mobility Command

Aircraft mechanics at Warner Robins Air Logistics Center complete programmed depot-level maintenance on a C-5 Galaxy. All three of Air Force Materiel Command’s ALCs were awarded for their practical implementation of Lean Transformation practices at the annual Shingo Prize Public Sector Manufacturing Conference, held Oct. 3-7, in Norfolk, Va.
Sue Sapp, U.S. Air Force

Location: Macon, Ga.Home To: 78th Air Base Wing, 116th Air Control Wing, 461st Air Control WingInteresting Facts: Robins AFB distributes approximately $1.38 billion in salaries annually. The largest chunk of that money – $993.6 million – goes to civilians working on base, while military members account for $373.3 million, and non-federal civilians and contract employees account for just above $14.3 million.


Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

PEARL HARBOR (April 2, 2014) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 flies over the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit.
Chief Mass Communication Specialist John M. Hageman, U.S. Navy

Location: Honolulu, Hi.Home To: 15th WingInteresting Facts: Pearl Harbor Naval Station and Hickam Air Force Base were both located in the historic port, known as Wai’momi to the native Hawaiians, on Oahu’s south shore. On Oct. 1, 2010, NAVSTA Pearl Harbor joined with Hickam Air Force Base to become Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) combining the two historic bases into a single joint installation to support both Air Force and Navy missions in the Pacific.


Mountain Home Air Force Base

366 Operations Group, Idaho

F-15Es of the 366th Operations Group
U.S. Air Force

Location: Mountain Home, Id.Home To: 366th Fighter WingInteresting Facts: The wing population consists of more than 4,800 military and civilian members and about 5,200 family members. The wing is home to three fighter squadrons: the 389th Fighter Squadron, 391st Fighter Squadron and a Republic of Singapore 428th Fighter Squadron. The wing has the firepower of more than 50 F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft  and 12 Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SG aircraft.

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Scott Air Force Base

Scott AFB

A newly erected US AIR FORCE (USAF) monument sign welcomes Team Scott members and visitors through the Belleville Gate entrance at SCOTT AIR FORCE Base (AFB), ILLINOIS.
Staff Sgt. Chad R. Gann, U.S. Air Force

Location: Belleville, Il.Home To: 375th Air Mobility Wing, 18th Air Force, 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center)Interesting Facts: Scott Air Force Base is a global mobility and transportation hub for the Department of Defense.  Scott AFB currently has 12 C-21s, nine KC-135 (ANG), and four C-40s (Reserve) in service. It is situated on 3,589 acres of land, has 59 miles of roads and 1,595 housing units.


McConnell Air Force Base

McConnell AFB

McConnell Air Force Base is the world’s largest Air Refueling Wing and is the home of 62 KC-135 Stratotankers. McConnell’s primary mission is to provide global reach by conducting air refueling and airlift where and when needed.
Airman 1st Class John Linzmeier, U.S. Air Force

Location: Wichita, Ks.Home To: 22nd Air Refueling Wing, 184th Intelligence Wing, 931st Air Refueling Wing, 64th Air Refueling SquadronInteresting Facts: In 1951, the USAF entered into negotiations with Wichita to acquire the Wichita Municipal Airport in order to establish a training center for B-47 Stratojet combat crews. In June 1951, the USAF acquired the Wichita Municipal Airport in exchange for funds sufficient to build the Wichita another municipal airport, eventually named the Mid-Continent Airport.


Barksdale Air Force Base

B-52 at Barksdale AFB

A B-52H Stratofortress lands on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., April 2, 2015. The flight was in support of a U.S. Strategic Command-directed mission to the Arctic and North Sea regions called “Polar Growl.” Bomber operations provide a flexible and visible signal that highlights the U.S. ability to deter strategic attacks and respond to any potential future crisis or challenge.
Senior Airman Benjamin Gonsier, U.S. Air Force

Location: Shreveport, La.Home To: 2nd Bomb Wing,Interesting Facts: The 2nd Bomb Wing conducts the primary mission of Barksdale Air Force Base, La., with three squadrons of B-52H Stratofortress bombers – the 11th Bomb Squadron, which is the training squadron, the 20th Bomb Squadron and the 96th Bomb Squadron.

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Hanscom Air Force Base

Hanscom Air Force Base

Hanscom Air Force, Boston, Massachusetts.
United States geological Survey

Location: Boston, Ma.Home To: 66th Air Base Group,Interesting Facts: In February 1943, the airport was renamed Laurence G. Hanscom Field in honor of a Massachusetts-born pilot and aviation enthusiast who had been a reporter for the Worcester Telegram-Gazette. Hanscom had died in February 1941, in an aircraft accident in Saugus, Mass., while he was lobbying vigorously at the State House for the establishment of the airport at Bedford.


Columbus Air Force Base

Colombus AFB

An aircraft from each of the 14th Flying Training Wing flying squadrons were represented in a dissimilar formation above Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi Oct. 1, 2015. The T-1A Jayhawk from the 48th Flying Training Squadron led the formation with two T-38C Talons, one from the 50th Flying Training Squadron (SUPT) and one from the 49th Fighter Training Squadron (IFF), two T-6A Texan II from the 37th Flying Training Squadron and the 41st Flying Training Squadron, and the 14th FTW’s newest addition, the A-29 Super Tucano from the 81st Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Columbus AFB’s geographically separated flying squadron. The formation flight was performed to showcase the capability of Columbus’ aircraft to incorporate the A-29 into a formation of six aircraft.
Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile, U.S. Air Force

Location: Columbus, Ms.Home To: 14th Flying Training WingInteresting Facts: The wing’s mission is specialized undergraduate pilot training in the T-6 Texan II, T-38C Talon and T-1A Jayhawk aircraft. Each day the wing flies an average of 260 sorties on its three parallel runways. In addition to the flying training mission, Columbus AFB maintains more than 900 highly trained individuals capable of deploying at a moment’s notice to support worldwide taskings and contingencies.

Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler AFB
U.S. Air Force Base

Location: Biloxi, Ms.Home To: 81st Training Wing, 2nd Air Force, 403rd Wing, 85th Engineering Installation SquadronInteresting Facts: The host unit, the 81st Training Wing, is the electronics training Center of Excellence for the U. S. Air Force. Keesler’s training center handles more than 28,000 students annually, in 400 courses covering 37 different career fields. In its status as a lead joint training installation, Keesler trains not only Air Force, but Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and other military and civilian federal agency personnel.

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Whiteman Air Force Base

Whiteman AFB

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — “The Spirit of Hawaii” taxis into formation during an exercise June 22, 1998.
Senior Airman Jessica Kochman, U.S. Air Force

Location: Knob NosterHome To: 509th Bomb WingInteresting Facts: Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo, is the joint-service home of the 509th Bomb Wing, the world’s only B-2 Spirit stealth bomber unit. The 509th Operations Group and 509th Maintenance Group are responsible for the flying mission at Whiteman; they can launch combat sorties from Missouri to any spot on the globe, engaging adversaries with large payloads of traditional and precision-guided munitions.


Malmstrom Air Force Base

Malmstrom AFB

A launch facility operated at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., is shown April 13, 2017. The 341st Maintenance Group at Malmstrom AFB was recently named the recipient of the 2017 Defense Department’s Phoenix Award for Maintenance Excellence.
Staff Sgt. Delia Marchick, U.S. Air Force

Location: Great FallsHome To: 341st Missile WingInteresting Facts: The 341st Missile Wing has been assigned to many different numbered Air Forces and locations such as India, China and New Jersey. It’s been the home wing to various different aircraft including the B-25, KC-97 and of course the Minuteman III. The 341st Missile Wing is one of three U.S. Air Force bases that maintains and operates the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.


Offutt Air Force Base

Offutt Air Force Base
U.S. Air Force

Location: Omaha, Ne.Home To: 55th Wing, 557th Weather Wing, 595th Command and Control GroupInteresting Facts: The flying field was designated Offutt Field, in honor of 1st Lt. Jarvis Offutt. Offutt, killed while flyingwith the Royal Air Force in France, was Omaha’s first World War I air casualty. In June 1946, the Army Air Force redesignated Fort Crook and the Martin-Nebraska facilities as Offutt Field. Just 18 months later, Jan. 13, 1948, Offutt Field transferred to the new Department of the Air Force and became Offutt AFB.

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Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis AFB

A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer bomber aircraft assigned to the 77th Weapons Squadron departs for a Nov. 3, 2011, training mission during the integrated tactics phase of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 77th Weapons Squadron, part of the weapons school, provides instructional flying and tactics training for students piloting the B-1 Lancer.
Senior Airman Brett Clashman, U.S. Air Force

Location: Las Vegas, Nv.Home To: U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, 99th Air Base Wing, 57th Wing, Nevada Test and Training Center, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group, 505th Test and Evaluation Group, 926th WingInteresting Facts: The Nellis work force of about 9,500 military and civilians makes it one of the largest single employers in Southern Nevada. The total military population numbers more than 40,000, including family members and military retirees in the area.

Creech Air Force Base

Creech AFB

An MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle makes a low approach at Creech AFB, Nev., while another waits for takeoff clearance. The 11th Reconnaissance Squadron at Creech prepares pilots, sensor operators and other specialists for worldwide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions worldwide. The Predator can carry two Hellfire air-to-surface missiles in addition to various cameras and synthetic-aperture radar.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Indian Springs, Nv.Home To: 432nd Wing, 99th Air Base Wing, 799th Air Base Group, 732nd Operations Group, 556th Test and Evaluation SquadronInteresting Facts: The 432nd Operations Group employs remotely piloted aircraft in 24/7/365 Combat Air Patrols. The base was established in the aftermath of the devastating December 7, 1941, aerial attack on Pearl Harbor. Originally a “tent-city” military training camp, it was renamed Creech Air Force Base in 2005.

New Jersey

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Joint Base MDL
U.S. Air Force

Location: Trenton, NJ.Home To: 87th Air Base Wing, 108th Wing, 305th Air Mobility Wing, 514th Air Mobility Wing, 621st Contingency Response WingInteresting Facts: The 87th ABW provides installation support to more than 88 mission partners spread across 42,000 acres at McGuire, Dix, and Lakehurst — the Department of Defense’s first joint base and only joint base that consolidated Air Force, Army, and Navy installations.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

New Mexico

Cannon Air Force Base

Cannon AFB
U.S. Air Force

Location: Clovis, NM.Home To: 27th Special Operations WingInteresting Facts: Cannon is named in honor of the late Gen. John K. Cannon, former commander of the Tactical Air Command. The base was officially named Cannon on June 8, 1957. On Feb. 18, 1959, the recently-renamed Cannon Air Force Base entered into a relationship with the 27th Fighter Wing that continues to this day, albeit, with a new mission–that of special operations. As a result of Cannon’s transition from Air Combat Command to Air Force Special Operations Command on Oct.1, 2007, the 27th Fighter Wing was re-designated the 27th Special Operations Wing.

Holloman Air Force Base

F-117s at Holloman AFB
U.S. Air Force

Location: Alamogordo, NM.Home To: 49th Wing, 704th Test Group, 54th Fighter Group, 635th Materiel Maintenance GroupInteresting Facts: Holloman Air Force Base was originally established in 1942 as Alamogordo Air Field six miles west of Alamogordo, New Mexico. Initial construction began at the airfield February 6, 1942. The base was re-named in 1948 after Col. George Holloman, a native of Rich Square, North Carolina, who was a pioneer in early rocket and pilot-less aircraft research.

Kirtland Air Force Base

Kirtland AFB

Sandia National Laboratories at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Albuquerque, NM.Home To: 58th Special Operations Wing, 150th Special Operations Wing, 377th Air Base Wing, 21st Ordance CompanyInteresting Facts: Kirtland AFB covers 52,000 acres and employs over 23,000 people, including more than 3,000 active duty and 1,100 Guard and Reserve, 3,400 civil service, 300 nonappropriated fund employees and 12,500 contractors. The base is home to the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and 377th Air Base Wing, Kirtland’s host organization, which supports more than 100 mission partners.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

North Carolina

Pope Army Air Field

Pope Army Air Field

U.S. Army parajumpers from the 82nd Airborne Division and British Army parajumpers from the 16th Air Assault Brigade load onto mobility aircraft during Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise 15-01 April 13, 2015, at Pope Army Airfield, N.C. CJOAX takes place several times each year to certify the Air Force and Army’s ability to deploy strategic airlift, contingency and support forces in a large formation airdrop.
Senior Airman Peter Thompson, U.S. Air Force

Location: Fayetteville, NC.Home To: 43rd Air GroupInteresting Facts: Pope Field is one of the oldest installations in the Air Force. It was established within 15 years after the first successful powered flight in 1903.  Airlifts of men and materials were sent from Pope AFB to Florida in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Wing received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award in 1961 and 1963 for assistance to the Vietnamese Air Force.

Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base

F-15 from Seymour Johnson AFB

An F-15E Strike Eagle with the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina flies away from the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio over the southeastern United States August 8, 2018. The aerial refueling was an exercise to keep pilots and crew proficient and mission ready.
Airman 1st Class Tiffany A. Emery, U.S. Air National Guard

Location: Goldsboro, NC.Home To: 4th Fighter WingInteresting Facts: Seymour Johnson AFB was established five months after the United States entered World War II when the War Department approved the establishment of a technical school two miles southeast of Goldsboro. Seymour Johnson Field was activated on June 12, 1942, as Headquarters, Technical School, Army Air Forces Technical Training Command.

North Dakota

Grand Forks Air Force Base

KC-135 at Grand Forks AFB

KC-135R Stratotanker is prepared for a refueling mission at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota on February 4, 2008. The tanker’s mission was to refuel B-2 Spirit over the United States.
Senior Airman Chad M. Kellum, U.S. Air Force

Location: Grand Forks, ND.Home To: 319th Air Base Wing, 69th Reconnaissance GroupInteresting Facts: Grand Forks Air Force Base was established on 1 December 1955, with construction beginning in the fall of that year. It was occupied for use on January 28, 1957. It was named after the neighboring city of Grand Forks.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

Minot Air Force Base

B-52 at Minot AFB

A B-52 Stratofortress taxis to the runway at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 21. The bomber from the 5th Bomb Wing conducted a training mission in the skies over North Dakota.
Master Sgt. Lance Cheung, U.S. Air Force

Location: Minot, ND.Home To: 5th Bomb Wing, 91st Missile Wing UnitInteresting Facts: The city of Minot sold the Air Force on becoming a site for a new base in 1954. The following year Minot businessmen and citizens donated approximately $50,000 to buy the first portions of land for the base. The ground breaking took place July 12, 1955, and construction started shortly after.


Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

C-141 at Wright-Patterson AFB

A C-141 Starlifter aircraft, better known as the Hanoi Taxi, flies over its soon-to-be new home at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force adjacent to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Dec. 13. This particular aircraft gained fame when it was used to return American prisoners of war back home at the end of the Viet Nam War. As the last operational C-141 in Air Force Reserve Command’s 445 Airlift Wing, the historic aircraft is scheduled to retire and be dedicated at the museum May 5-6. The Reserve wing started replacing its C-141s with C-5 cargo aircraft in October and plan to have a total of 11 C-5s by April 2007.
John Rossino, U.S. Air Force

Location: Dayton, Oh.Home To: 88th Air Base Wing, 88th Force Support Squadron, 445th Airlift Wing, National Museum of the U.S. Air ForceInteresting Facts: The pioneering work of Orville and Wilbur Wright from 1899 to 1903 enabled them to achieve the first manned, powered flight. After their success at Kitty Hawk, they returned home to Dayton, Ohio, where in 1904 and 1905 they perfected their flying skills while turning the Wright Flyer into the first practical airplane capable of fully-controlled flight. They accomplished this work at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field, now a part of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.


Altus Air Force Base

KC-135 at Altus AFB

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – A formation of Altus AFB KC-135 Stratotankers parked on the flightline June 28, 2012.
Airman 1st Class Levin Boland, U.S. Air Force

Location: Altus, Ok.Home To: 97th Air Mobility WingInteresting Facts: The 97th Operations Group plans and executes C-17, KC-135 formal school initial and advanced specialty training programs for up to 3000 students annually. It sustains C-17, KC-135 airland, airdrop and air refueling mobility forces providing global reach for combat and contingency operations.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

Tinker Air Force Base

Thunderbolts over Tinker AFB

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly over Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., May 18, 2017, before landing for the Tinker 75th Anniversary Start Spangled Salute air show. The event, scheduled for May 20-21, is free and open to the public.
Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason, U.S. Air Force

Location: Oklahoma City, Ok.Home To: 72nd Air Base Wing, Oklahoma City Air Logistics ComplexInteresting Facts: Tinker Air Force Base was named in honor of Major General Clarence L. Tinker of Pawhuska, Okla. General Tinker lost his life while leading a flight of LB-30 “Liberators” on a long-range strike against Japanese forces on Wake Island during the early months of World War II. Tinker AFB’s history began in 1940 when a group of Oklahoma City civic leaders and businessmen learned that the War Department was considering the central United States as a location for a maintenance and supply depot. On April 8, 1941, the order was officially signed awarding the depot to Oklahoma City.

Vance Air Force Base

T-38 at Vance AFB

Members of the aircraft maintenance section, help move a T-38 Talon Nov. 1 out of the Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma west gate and transport it to the main gate to be displayed as a static. The T-38 came to Vance from Warner Robins, AFB, Georgia. Members from the Enid community donated funds to bring the plane to the base airpark
Staff Sgt. Nancy Falcon, U.S. Air Force

Location: Enid, Ok.Home To: 71st Flying Training Wing, 71st Medical GroupInteresting Facts: The wing flew 46,546 sorties totaling 67,663 flying hours in the T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon and graduated 294 pilots in fiscal year 2016, with no Class “A” mishaps. Vance has about 1,200 active duty and Reserve military, as well as more than 1,100 family members living in the local area.

South Carolina

Joint Base Charleston

C-17 over JB Charleston

C-17s over Charleston: A C-17 Globemaster III from the 14th Airlift Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., flies over downtown Charleston, S.C., during a training mission on Tuesday, May 16, 2006.
Tech. Sg.t Russell E. Cooley IV, U.S. Air Force

Location: Charleston, SC.Home To: 628th Air Base Wing, 437th Airlift Wing, 315th Airlift Wing,Interesting Facts: Joint Base Charleston is one of 12 DoD Joint Bases and is host to over 60 DoD and Federal agencies. The 628th Air Base Wing delivers installation support to a total force of over 90,000 Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians, dependents, and retirees across four installations including the Air Base and the Weapons Station. The base maintains $7.5 billion in base property and capital assets spanning 3 seaports, 2 civilian-military airfields, 39 miles of rail and 22 miles of coastline totaling almost 24,000 acres.

Shaw Air Force Base

F-16 from Shaw AFB

An F-16CJ from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., takes off from the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline to participate in Red Flag 16-3, July 19, 2016. Red Flag, which is conducted by the 414th Combat Training Squadron at Nellis AFB, is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the U.S. and its allies that maximizes the combat readiness and survivability of participants by providing a realistic training environment.
Senior Airman Jake Carter, U.S. Air Force

Location: Sumter, SC.Home To: 20th Fighter WingInteresting Facts: The history of the 20th Fighter Wing traces itself back to 1927 with the authorization of the 20th Balloon Group. From these humble beginnings, the 20th Pursuit Group was formed in 1930. After World War II the redesignated 20th Fighter Group was inactivated in October 1945. Nine months later the Group was reactivated. In 1947 the 20th Fighter Group was assigned to the newly activated 20th Fighter Wing and in 1955 the group was absorbed by the wing.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

South Dakota

Ellsworth Air Force Base

Ellsworth AFB

An aerial view of the Dakota Thunder 2011 air show at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 4, 2011.
Staff Sgt. Marc I. Lane, U.S. Air Force

Location: Rapid City, SD.Home To: 28th Bomb WingInteresting Facts: Nestled in the majestic Black Hills, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, is located 10 miles east of Rapid City and just outside of Box Elder. The base – home to the 28th Bomb Wing – is one of only two B-1B Lancer bases in the world. The 28th BW is aligned with Eighth Air Force under Air Force Global Strike Command.


Arnold Air Force Base

AEDC at Arnold AFB

The construction for Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s (AEDC) Large Rocket Motor Test Facility (J-6) ended July 30, 1993. Today the facility continues to test the nation’s large ICBM’s such as the Peacekeeper and Minuteman systems and new developmental systems.
Rick Goodfriend

Location: Tullahoma, Tn.Home To: 704th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development ComplexInteresting Facts: The Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) is an Air Force Test Center (AFTC), Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) organization and an important national resource. It has contributed to the development of practically every one of the nation’s top priority aerospace programs including the Atlas, Titan, Minuteman and Peacekeeper ICBMs, the space shuttle, space station, and Projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo.


Dyess Air Force Base

77th Weapons Squadron

The 77th Weapons Squadron (WPS) poses for a squadron photo in front of a B-1 Bomber April 15, 2013, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The 77th WPS is one of the oldest and most decorated bombardment squadrons in the U.S. Air Force. It provides weapons training to B-1 Bomber squadrons at Dyess AFB and Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
U.S. Air Force

Location: Abilene, Tx.Home To: 7th Bomb Wing, 317th Airlift WingInteresting Facts: Known as Abilene Air Force Base, the Strategic Air Command base was dedicated by the city fathers at the end of Abilene’s Diamond Jubilee April 15, 1956. On Dec. 6 that same year, the base was renamed Dyess Air Force Base in honor of Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.

Goodfellow Air Force Base

Goodfellow AFB

Goodfellow AFB pipeline dormitories.
Tech. Sgt. John Barton, U.S. Air Force

Location: San Angelo, Tx.Home To: 17th Training Wing, 517th Training Group, 344th Military Intelligence BattalionInteresting Facts: Home to the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow Air Force Base is a United States Air Force training installation subordinate to Air Education & Training Command. Goodfellow’s mission is to develop firefighters and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance professionals on behalf of the Department of Defense. Located on 1,235 acres near the west Texas city of San Angelo, Goodfellow boasts a population of about 5,500, half of whom are students.

Laughlin Air Force Base

Laughlin AFB
U.S. Air Force

Location: Del Rio, Tx.Home To: 47th Flying Training Wing,Interesting Facts: Created by the U.S. Army Air Corps in early July 1942, Laughlin Army Air Field began as a B-26 Marauder and Douglas A-26 Invader flight training school. Teaching bomber crews to fly was the base’s mission during the Second World War.

San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base

C-5 leaving San Antonio AFB

The last C-5A Galaxy aircraft takes off from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas Sept. 28, 2016. The 433rd Airlift Wing said goodbye to the last C-5A model, tail 70-0448. The Alamo Wing will be receiving eight C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft, equipped with new engines resulting in increased propulsion and added fuel savings.
Benjamin Faske

Location: San Antonio, Tx.Home To: 25th Air Force, 37th Training WingInteresting Facts: Lackland Air Force Base dates from July 4, 1942, when the War Department separated the part of Kelly Field lying west of Leon Creek and made it an independent installation, naming it the San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center. The War Department, in 1947, named the base for Brig. Gen. Frank D. Lackland. General Lackland originated the idea of an aviation cadet reception and training center at Kelly.

San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base

San Antonio-Randolph AFB

The 12th Flying Training Wing Headquarters (better known as “The Taj”) at Randolph Air Force Base U.S.A., and the missing man monument in the morning sun.
Rich McFadden, U.S. Air Force

Location: San Antonio, TxHome To: 12th Flying Training Wing, Air Education and Training CommandInteresting Facts: The Army built Randolph Field, the “Showplace of the Air Force,” on a tract of land just outside what is now Universal City. The AFB is named for Capt William M. Randolph, a native of Austin and Adjutant of the Advanced Flying School at Kelly.

Sheppard Air Force Base

Sheppard AFB
U.S. Air Force

Location: Wichita Falls, Tx.Home To: 82nd Training Wing, 80th Flying Training Wing, EURO-NATO Jet Pilot Training ProgramInteresting Facts: The 82nd Training Group is responsible for aircraft maintenance and armament and munitions including nuclear munitions. The training group has four squadrons including three at Sheppard and one at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.


Hill Air Force Base

Hill AFB

An F-35A Lightning II takes off March 25, 2014, from Hill Air Force Base, Utah en route to Nellis AFB, Nev. It was the first F-35 to receive organic modifications at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB. The aircraft arrived at Hill AFB in September 2013 and received four structural modifications intended to strengthen areas of the aircraft and extends its service life. The Ogden ALC is expected to perform the series of modifications on a total of six F-35s during fiscal year 2014. Eight F-35s are expected to be inducted into the depot in fiscal year 2015.
Alex R. Lloyd, U.S. Air Force

Location: Ogden, Ut.Home To: 75th Air Base WingInteresting Facts: The 75th ABW oversees 1,000,000 acres and more than 1,700 facilities valued at $4 billion while providing installation support for the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Air Force active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings and more than 50 mission partners that employ more than 21,000 personnel.

This list of every Air Force base in the U.S. was compiled by Military Machine.


Joint Base Langley-Eustis

F-22 over JB Langley-Eustis

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors fly over Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ Felker Army Airfield at Fort Eustis, Virginia, June 14, 2018. Felker Army Airfield represents the success of consolidating Army and Air Force operations through a joint base as the airfield continues to support aerial missions while being operated by the Air Force’s 1st Operations Support Squadron.
Tech. Sgt. Natasha Stannard, U.S. Air Force

Location: Hampton, Va.Home To: 633rd Air Base Wing, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Wing, 1st Fighter Wing, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Wing, 192nd Fighter WingInteresting Facts: The 1st Fighter Wing is composed of the 1st Operations Group and 1st Maintenance Group, and responsible for delivering F-22 Air Power worldwide on short notice to support Combatant Commander taskings.  The oldest wing in the Air Force, the 1st Fighter Wing continues its tradition of Air Dominance which began in WWI and continues with current 5th Generation operations across the world.

Washington D.C.

Joint Base Andrews

JB Andrews flight line

Aerial view of the Andrews flight line in May 2004.
Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain, U.S. Navy

Location: Camp Springs, Md.Home To: 11th Wing, 89th Airlift Wing, Honor Guard, 113th Wing D.C. Air National Guard, Naval Air Facility WashingtonInteresting Facts: The base is named after Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews who was one of the most influential leaders behind the creation of today’s modern Air Force. General Andrews was a significant figure in the early days of the Army Air Corps. He was often called “Marshall’s Airman,” referring to General of the Army George C. Marshall, who was the Army Chief of Staff.


Fairchild Air Force Base

92nd ARW at Fairchild AFB

92nd Air Refueling Wing personnel stand proudly for the annual wing photo in front of building 2050, May 2016. Historically, wing photos have been taken in front of the adorned Tanker Pride, because the building is arguably the anchor and icon of Fairchild. In addition, wing change of commands are conducted on the other side of building 2050 where it reads Global Reach For America.
Airman 1st Class Taylor Shelton, U.S. Air Force

Location: Spokane, Wa.Home To: 92nd Air Refueling Wing, 141st Air Refueling Wing,Interesting Facts: Since 1942, Fairchild Air Force Base has been an integral part of our nation’s defense strategy; first as key a WW II repair and supply depot, then as a Strategic Air Command bomber, tanker and ICBM wing during the Cold War and, finally, as an Air Mobility Command air refueling wing supporting contingency operations around the world. Fairchild’s location, 12 miles west of Spokane, resulted from a competition with the cities of Seattle and Everett in western Washington. The War Department chose Spokane for several reasons: better weather conditions, the location 300 miles from the coast, and the Cascades Mountain range providing a natural barrier against possible Japanese attack.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord

JB Lewis-McChord

McChord Airmen and Army personnel from Fort Lewis work together on the McChord flightline to load Army vehicles aboard a C-17 Globemaster III. While the operational missions will remain in the hands of each respective service, installation support for those missions will fall under the purview of Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Abner Guzman

Location: Tacoma, Wa.Home To: 62nd Airlift Wing, 466th Airlift Wing, 627th Air Base GroupInteresting Facts: The 62nd Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., is part of Air Mobility Command and provides the Department of Defense a fast, flexible and responsive airlift capability. The 62nd Airlift Wing, together with its Reserve associate wing, the 446th Airlift Wing, provides a large part of Air Mobility Command’s Global Reach airlift capability.


F.E. Warren Air Force Base

F.E. Warren Air Force Base
U.S. Air Force

Location: Cheyenne, Wy.Home To: 90th Missile WingInteresting Facts: Francis Emroy Warren Air Force Base is home to the 90th Missile Wing, which was activated July 1, 1963, with the original designation of the 90th Strategic Missile Wing. Warren became the nation’s first operational ICBM base with the introduction of the Atlas missile in 1958. Today, the Mighty Ninety operates 150 Minuteman III ICBMs on full alert 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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