446th Airlift Wing

Mission
The 446th Airlift Wing’s primary mission is to provide ready Airmen to support global operations. The wing's vision is Airmen first, a cohesive, ready team. Priorities for the wing include ensuring ready Airmen and families, enhance cohesive partnerships and the strategic alignment of resources. 

The nearly 1,900 Reservists assigned to the Rainier Wing support Air Mobility Command (AMC) operations around the world on a daily basis, performing approximately 33 percent of all C-17 Globemaster III aircraft missions leaving McChord Field. The wing is part of the Air Force Reserve Command and is a tenant unit at McChord Field. 

Organization
There are three groups, 14 squadrons, and one flight assigned directly to the wing.

446th Operations Group:  

97th Airlift Squadron (97 AS)
313th Airlift Squadron (313 AS)
728th Airlift Squadron (728 AS)
446th Operations Support Squadron (OSS)
446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES)  

446th Maintenance Group:  

446th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS)
446th Maintenance Squadron (MXS)   

446th Mission Support Group:   

36th Aerial Port Squadron (36 APS)
86th Aerial Port Squadron (86 APS)
446th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES)
446th Force Support Squadron (FSS)
446th Security Forces Squadron (SFS)
446th Logistics Readiness Flight (LRF)  


Medical Units:
446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS)
446th Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS)

 
446th Airlift Wing Staff Agencies:   

·        Chaplain (HC),
·        Command Section (CCE),
·        Equal Opportunity (EO),
·        Financial Management (FM),
·        Historian (HO),
·        Inspector General (IG),
·        Inspector General Inspections (IGI),
·        Process Management (CCO),
·        Public Affairs (PA),
·        Recruiting (RS),
·        Safety (SE),
·        and Staff Judge Advocate (JA),      

Point Of Contact:  446 AW Public Affairs Office, 1205 12th St. NE, Suite 125; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98438; DSN 382-3330 or 253-982-3330; e-mail: 446aw.pa@us.af.mil

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