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910th Airlift Wing [910th AW]

The 910th Airlift Wing is a United States Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) unit located at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Vienna, Ohio. It is under the command of 22nd Air Force, Dobbins ARB, GA, and Headquarters AFRC, Robins AFB, GA. In the event of mobilization, the unit would be assigned to the Air Mobility Command, headquartered at Scott AFB, IL.

The 910th Airlift Wing is comprised of three Groups and 1 Medical Unit. The 910th Operations Group is comprised of two flying squadrons, one aerial port unit: and one support unit. The 757th Airlift Squadron, including the only full-time, fixed wing aerial spray mission in the Department of Defense, the 773rd Airlift Squadron, 76th Aerial Port Squadron and the 910th Operations Support Flight. The 910th Logistics Group is assigned two squadrons: the 910th Maintenance Squadron is the largest unit existing on the base and the 910th Logistics Support Squadron. The 910th Support Group is assigned five units: the 910th Mission Support Squadron, 910th Civil Engineer Squadron, 910th Security Forces Squadron, 910th Services Squadron, and 910th Communications Flight. The 910th Medical Squadron falls directly under the direction of the Wing.

The overall mission of the 910th Airlift wing is to ensure the organization and individual members can perform command authority directed taskings in support of national objectives by providing mission ready forces, airlift and aerial spray operations and base operating support.

Additionally, the 910th AW has an Oil Dispersant MOU with the Coast Guard, using the 757th AS's C-130H (four of which are modified to accept the Modular Aerial Spray System(MASS)). The Department of Defense (DoD) tasks the 910th Airlift Wing of the U.S. Air Force Reserve to maintain an aerial spray capability. The Wing is home to the DoD's only fixed-wing aerial spray unit.

In wartime, the 910th Airlift Wing is to employ the Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft in combat operations of tactical airlift. These operations include low-level infiltration into a combat environment, where aircrews can deliver personnel and materials by airdrop and air-land techniques.

The 910th is authorized 16 Lockheed C-130H2 Hercules transport and cargo aircraft. The 910th Airlift Wing converted from the C-130 Hercules "B" model to the "H" model between August 1990 and April 1991.

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