Military


Operation Enduring Freedom - Afghanistan
US Forces Order of Battle
02 December 2002

CENTCOM Central Asia - Ground Forces
Combined Task Force 180

LocationUnitTroopsEquipment
TOTAL~ 9,000
Afghanistan - Bagram Airfield~
Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force - Afghanistan
5th BN, 19th Special Forces Group~ 300
1st BN, 20th Special Forces Group~ 400
element of 3rd Special Forces Group
U/I Naval Special Warfare Unit
element of 4th Pyschological Operations Group
Task Force 11
Task Force 64
element of Aust Special Air Service Rgt
Afghanistan - Kabul~
Lima Company, 3rd BN, 6th Marines
Marine Corps Security Force BN
Marine Security Guard BN
Afghanistan - Kandahar Airfield~
3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne [Task Force Panther]~ 5,000
1st BN, 505th Parachute Infantry Rgt
3rd BN, 505th Parachute Infantry Rgt
Battery C, 1st BN, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Rgt
1st BN, 229th Aviation Rgt? - AH-64A
element of 1st Corps Support Command
82nd Forward Support BN
element of 313th Military Intelligence BN
element of 307th Engineer BN
element of 769th Engineer BN
Afghanistan - Lwara~
element of 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne [Task Force Panther]
Afghanistan - FOB Salerno~
element 3rd BN, 505th Parachute Infantry Rgt


Land Based Aircraft

Location Unit Squadron Aircraft Personnel
TOTAL15,800
Afghanistan - Bagram Airfield
455th Air Expeditionary Group
354th Fighter Sq 8 - A-10
Marine Attack Squadron 513 6 - AV-8
Afghanistan - Kandahar Airfield
Marine Air Control Sq 4
Bahrain - Muharraq Airfield
No. 216 Squadron [UK RAF]1 - L-1011 Tristar? 50
Diego Garcia
40th Air Expeditionary Wing? 20? 1,000
40th Bomb Squadron ? 8 - B-52
462nd Air Expeditionary Group? 12 - KC-135R
Kyrgyzstan - Manas
376th Air Expeditionary Wing
U/I Fighter Squadron ? - F-15
U/I Fighter Squadron ? - F-16
U/I Fighter Squadron [EPAF] 18 - F-16
U/I Air Refueling Squadron 1 - KDC-10
Kuwait - Ali Al Salem Air Base
386th Air Expeditionary Group1,500
71st Rescue Squadron 2 - HC-130P
No. 12 Squadron [UK RAF] 6 - Tornado GR4
15th Exp Recon Sq ? - RQ-1B
Kuwait - Al Jaber Air Base 771,200
332nd Air Expeditionary Group
332nd Expd Air Sprt Ops Sqdn
332nd Expd Intel Flt
U/I Fighter Squadron12 - A-10
U/I Fighter Squadron18 - F-15C
391st Fighter Squadron10 - F-15E
510th Fighter Squadron?8 - F-16CG/DG
VMFA 212 Lancers12 - F/A-18
U/I Airlift Squadron8 - C-130
332nd Expd Rescue Sqdn2 - HH-60G
U/I element, 552nd Air Control Wing 7 - E-3 AWACS
Pakistan - Jacobabad AB
321st Air Expeditionary Group
11th Reconnaissance Sq ? - RQ-1
15th Reconnaissance Sq ? - RQ-1
U/I Unit? - C-130
U/I Unit? - MH-153E
U/I Unit? - UH-60
U/I Unit? - CH-47
U/I Unit? - F-16
Qatar - Al Udeid Air Base 123,500
379th Air Expeditionary Wing
44th Expeditionary Air Refueling Sqdn? 4 - KC-10
340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Sqdn? 2 - KC-135R
911th Air Refueling Sqdn~ 2 - KC-135R
U/I Unit, 434th Refueling Wing? 2 - KC-135R
U/I element, 93rd Air Control Wing? 2 - E-8 JSTARS
det, VMAQ 1 ?3 - EA-6B
Oman - Masirah Air Base 141,300
319th Air Expeditionary Group
U/I Unit? 6 - KC-135R
U/I element, 911th Airlift Wing ? 8 - C-130
4th Special Operations Squadron ? 6 - AC-130U
8th Special Operations Squadron ? - MC-130E
Oman - Seeb International Airport 141,300
320th Air Expeditionary Wing?
U/I Fighter Squadron? -
U/I Airlift Squadron? - C-130
Oman - Thumrait Air Base
405th Air Expeditionary Wing? 10? 1,000
U/I element, 9th Bomb Squadron ? - B-1B
U/I element, 13th Bomb Squadron ? - B-1B
U/I element, 28th Bomb Squadron ? - B-1B
U/I element, 37th Bomb Squadron ? - B-1B
U/I element, 77th Bomb Squadron ? - B-1B
U/I element, 128th Bomb Squadron? - B-1B
U/I Unit? - E-3
U/I element, 55th Wing ? - RC-135
No. 201 Squadron? - Nimrod MR2
No. 206 Squadron? - Nimrod MR2
Saudi Arabia - Prince Sultan Air Base [PSAB]724,500
363rd Air Expeditionary Wing
335 Expeditionary Fighter Squadron 18 - F-15
336 Expeditionary Fighter Squadron 18 - F-16
186th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron
184th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron
6 - F-16
363 Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Sq 6 - E-3 AWACS
12th Air Control Squadron 2 - E-8 JSTARS
763 Expeditionary Reconnaissance Sq
12 Expeditionary Intelligence Sq
4 - RC-135
363 Expeditionary Air Refueling Sq 12 - KC-135
363 Expeditionary Airlift Sq
4402d Reconnaissance Squadron (P) 2 - U-2
det, VMAQ 1 ?3 - EA-6B
4404th MEDEVAC Company 6 - UH-60
No. 43 Squadron [UK RAF] 4 - Tornado F3
UAE - AL Dhafra Air Base
380th Air Expeditionary Wing 7? 500
U/I element, 9th Reconnaissance Wing ? 2 - U-2
12th Recon Sqdn, 9th Recon Wing? 1 - RQ-4
763 Expeditionary Air Refueling Sq? 4 - KC-10
Uz - Karshi Khanabad Air Base
416th Air Expeditionary Group ?
66th Expeditionary Rescue Sq? - HH-60G
Marine Air Control Sq 2? -




CENTCOM Southwest Asia - Naval Forces

TOTAL PERSONNEL~ 16,000
Ashore
Location Unit Squadron Aircraft Personnel
TOTAL1,500
Bahrain - Manama 1,200
Naval Forces Central Command / Fifth Fleet
Destroyer Squadron 50
Combined Task Force 53 CTF-53
U/I Port Security Unit
Bahrain - Muharraq? 200
Det. VQ-1 World Watchers? - EP-3E ARIES II
Det. Two HC-2 Fleet Angels? - UH-3H
? - VH-3A
Det. One HC-4 Black Stallions? - MH-53E
Oman - Masirah AB
Combined Task Force 57 CTF-572 - P-3C? 100
Afloat Marines
LocationUnitTroopsEquipment
TOTAL1,500
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit [11 MEU]1,5004 M1A1
Afloat Naval Aviation
Location Unit Squadron Aircraft Personnel
TOTAL993,200
CVN 72 Abraham Lincoln
Carrier Air Wing 14 702,500
VF-31 Tomcatters 10 - F-14D
VFA-25 Fist of the Fleet 12 - F/A-18
VFA-113 Stingers12 - F/A-18C
VFA-115 Rampagers12 - F/A-18E/F
VAW-113 Black Eagles4 - E-2C
VAQ-139 Cougars4 - EA-6B
VS-35 Blue Wolves8 - S-3B
VRC-30 Providers Det2 - C-2A
HS-4 Black Knight6 - SH-60F
LHA 4 Nassau
HMM-263 Thunder Chickens 12 - CH-46
4 - CH-53E
3 - UH-1N
4 - AH-1W
6 - AV-8
700
Afloat Warships
Group Ship Class Crew VLS Cells
TOTAL+ 8,500405
Abraham Lincoln Battle Group5,963405
CVN 72 Abraham LincolnCVN 683100-0-
CG 53 Mobile BayCG 47 364127
CG 67 ShilohCG 47 364127
DDG 60 Paul HamiltonDDG 51 32390
DD 992 FletcherDD 968 38261
FFG 37 CrommelinFFG 7 300-0-
FFG 57 Reuben JamesFFG 7 300-0-
AOE 2 CamdenAOE 1 700-0-
SSN 718 HonoluluSSN 688 130-0-
LHA 4 NassauLHA 1 964-0-
LPD 4 AustinLPD 4 420-0-
LSD 46 TortugaLSD 41 400-0-
Mine Countermeasures Division 31270
MCM 12 ArdentMCM 1 85-0-
MCM 13 DextrousMCM 1 85-0-
MHC 60 CardinalMHC 51 50-0-
MHC 61 RavenMHC 51 50-0-
UK Operation Oracle237
F 85 CumberlandType 22 237-0-
UK Armilla Patrol365
F 231 ArgyllType 23 169-0-
M109 BangorMCMV Sandown Class 34-0-
M111 BlythMCMV Sandown Class 34-0-
M101 SandownMCMV Sandown Class 34-0-
M33 BrocklesbyMCMV Hunt Class 45-0-
L3004 Sir Bedivere 49-0-




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