HomeUnitsAbout UsFact Sheets

Fact Sheet Search

Fact Sheet Alphabetical List

  • 345th Bomb Squadron

    MISSION 345th Bomb Squadron operates in a classic association with the 9th Bomb Squadron providing deployable combat aviators supporting the Air Force Global Strike Commands’ B-1 deployable combat operations.   HISTORY Constituted as a B-24 Liberator (Heavy) bomb squadron 28 Jan 1942 and trained by Third Air Force and subsequently activated on 3
  • 489th Bomb Group

    About the 489th Bomb GroupThe 489th Bomb Group (489 BG) is a geographically separated unit with its headquarters, the 307th Bomb Wing, located at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. The 489 BG operates in a classic association with the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas, flying the B-1B Lancer and overseeing three subordinate units:  The 345th Bomb Squadron
  • 307th Bomb Wing

    MISSIONThe 307th Bomb Wing is a diverse wing, flying and maintaining 20 B-52H Stratofortress aircraft.  The 307th Operations Group oversees three squadrons: the 93rd Bomb Squadron, which operates the B-52 Formal Training Unit and qualifies aircrew to operate the B-52 in active association with the 11th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Operations Group, the 343rd
  • 343rd Bomb Squadron

     Mission: The 343d Bomb Squadron employs the B-52 Bomber in support of USAF worldwide commitment to nuclear deterrence and global conventional commitments. The squadron provides strategic attack operations in support of contingency operations as directed by the Secretary of Defense. The aircrew are trained to perform the full spectrum of bomber air
  • B-52 Stratofortress

    MissionThe B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters). It can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability.FeaturesIn a conventional conflict, the B-52 can
  • 93rd Bomb Squadron

    The lineage of the 93rd Bomb Squadron began Aug. 21, 1917, with the activation of the 93rd Aero Squadron assigned to the 3rd Pursuit Group, 1st Pursuit Wing, 1st Army, at Kelly Field, Texas. During World War I, the 93rd Aero Squadron reached the Front on July 28, 1918, at Vaucouleurs, France, flying Spad XIII aircraft. The unit distinguished itself