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Units of the 146th Airlift Wing

The mission of the 146th Airlift Wing is to provide a combat ready militia for the security, welfare, and humanitarian needs of our community, state, and nation. The 146th Airlift Wing is comprised of four groups and our wing headquarters. While every group has their own functional, all are essential to keeping the operations and mission of the 146th Airlift Wing strong and thriving.


The 146th Airlift Wing Headquarters is comprised of the Command Section, Chaplain, Financial Management, Judge Advocate, Public Affairs, Military Equal Opportunity, Human Resource Advisor, Wing Inspector General, Wing Safety and Wing Plans. Each unique section provides products and services for the benefit of the entire wing to assure the mission is being accomplished in an effective and efficient manner.

Maintenance Group

The primary mission of the 146th Maintenance Group is to provide 24/7 aircraft maintenance support of combat and peacetime airlift operations.

Medical Group

The 146th Medical Group's primary mission is to provide bio environmental, public health, and medical support to monitor the health and wellness of the members of the 146th Airlift Wing. Ensuring our members are fit-to-fight makes our wing a valuable and viable asset to the California Air National Guard which integrates seamlessly with expeditionary and joint forces.

Mission Support Group

The 146th Mission Support Group is the main support function for over 1,200 military personnel. The Mission Support Group consists of Security Forces Squadron, Civil Engineering Squadron, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Communications Flight, Mission Support Flight, Base Services Flight and the Base Contracting Office.

Operations Group

The 146th Operations Group provides normal airlift for military cargo and personnel, patient movement and supports homeland contingency operations. The 146th Operations Group consists of the 115th Airlift Squadron, the Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Operations Support Flight, Airlift Control Flight and the 195th Weather Flight.

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