611th Air Operations Group [611 AOG]
The 611th Air Operations Group consists of two squadrons and five numbered flights:
The 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, located at Fort Wainwright, provides close air support for the Army, critical to successfully prosecuting the air or land battle.
The 611th Air Control Squadron has overall responsibility for the Alaska Region Air Operations Center. The RAOC acts as the nerve center and central data collection point for a network of 17 Air Force long-range radar sites located throughout Alaska. Its primary mission is support ANR with around-the-clock surveillance and intercept data, for alert and air defense missions.
The 611th Air Communications Flight provides technical integration of new equipment in the RAOC, integration of Theater Battle Management systems that support 11th Air Force and the wings, local area network support for the staff, and system administration of the TBM system supporting the ANR battle staff.
The 611th Air Intelligence Flight provides all-source intelligence support to 11th Air Force combat forces and to the headquarters staffs of 11th Air Force and ANR.
The 611th Combat Operations Flight is responsible for assessing and maintaining combat readiness of aircrews, aircraft, weapons and tactics for all Alaskan-based F-15C, F-15E, F-16C, OA-10, C-12, C-130, and E-3 aircraft. The flight facilitates integration of space-based assets into daily and contingency operations, and maintains the capability to support Joint Chiefs of Staff and PACAF taskings for contingency operations.
The 611th Combat Plans Flight builds and develops operations and concept plans for 11th Air Force and ANR. The flight also develops, runs and evaluates exercises for 11th Air Force and ANR.
The 611th Operational Support Flight provides direct support to ALCOM, ANR and 11th Air Force operations in the Alaskan theater by: providing meteorological and oceanographic support and services for all Department of Defense agencies; planning and advocating Air Force requirements for airspace, ranges and air traffic control; validating and approving operational support airlift and civil landing permits; coordinating aerial events; and providing operations oversight and planning for forward operating locations and sites.
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