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  • 495th Fighter Group

    The 495th Fighter Training Group provided forward training on tactics and operations for the European Theater, primarily flying the P-47 Thunderbolt, but also flying a small number of P-38s. Based at Royal Air Force Atcham, England, the group exercised command over the 551st and 552nd Fighter Training Squadrons. Preparing pilots for action with 8th
  • Ninth Air Force

    Ninth Air Force, headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, is a Numbered Air Force (NAF) under Air Combat Command activated Aug. 5, 2009, and is responsible for training Airmen to deliver combat airpower worldwide and provide a light, lean, and agile Air Force, Joint, or Combined Task Force Headquarters.
  • 4th Fighter Wing Mission, Vision, Priorities & Focus Areas

    Dominant Strike Eagle Airpower ... Anytime, Anywhere!
  • Air Combat Command

    Air Combat Command, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, is a major command created June 1, 1992, by combining its predecessors Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command. ACC is the primary provider of air combat forces to America's warfighting commanders.MissionTo support global implementation of national security strategy,
  • 20th Fighter Wing Fact Sheet

    The 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., provide combat ready airpower and Airmen, to meet any challenge, anytime, anywhere. The wing is capable of meeting all operational requirements worldwide, maintains a state of combat readiness and operates as the host unit at Shaw by providing facilities, personnel and material. Headquarters Army
  • 1st Fighter Wing

    The 1st Fighter Wing operates and maintains the F-22 Raptor. To accomplish their mission, the men and women of the 1st Fighter Wing work in one of two groups: the Operations Group or the Maintenance Group. Eight squadrons comprise the two groups, which includes two fighter squadrons: the 27 FS known as the Fightin' Eagles and the 94 FS known as the
  • Seymour Johnson Air Force Base History

    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.The base is named
  • 4th Fighter Wing History

    Spanning more than five decades and five wars, the 4th Fighter Wing is one of the most distinguished fighter units in the world. In addition, it has the distinction of being one of only two Air Force units that can trace its history to another country.Before the United States' entry into World War II, American