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F-16 Fighting Falcon

F-16 Fighting FalconIn an air combat role, the F-16's maneuverability and combat radius (distance it can fly to enter air combat, stay, fight and return) exceed that of all potential threat fighter aircraft.

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  • 115FW MISSION AND VISION

    Vision: We will be the premier Fighter Wing in the Total Force, serving proudly in the global contingency and homeland defense roles and missions, providing our federal and state partners a Ready, Reliable, Relevant, and Respected force; demonstrating our core values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do. Mission:
  • 115th Fighter Wing

    The 176th Fighter Squadron was organized at Truax Field in 1948. The F-51 Mustang was the aircraft assigned to the unit. In 1950, 10 of the unit's 25 Mustangs were shipped to Korea in support of the Korean War effort. In February 1951, the 176th Fighter Squadron was called to active duty but remained at Truax Field. During the active duty tour, the
  • AEROSPACE GROUND EQUIPMENT CAREER FIELD

    1. Specialty Summary. Maintains aerospace ground equipment (AGE) to support aircraft systems or subsystems. Manages AGE functions and activities. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 160200. 2. Duties and Responsibilities: 2.1. Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on AGE. Inspects, tests, and operates AGE to determine equipment
  • AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE CAREER FIELD

    1. Specialty Summary. Manages maintenance and staff activities engaged in maintenance planning, inspecting, repairing, and servicing aircraft, helicopters, and aerospace equipment. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 160000. 2. Duties and Responsibilities: 2.1. Plans and organizes aircraft maintenance activities. Plans, organizes, and manages
  • AEROSPACE MEDICAL SERVICE CAREER FIELD

    1. Specialty Summary. Plans, provides, and evaluates routine patient care and treatment of beneficiaries to include flying and special operational duty personnel. Organizes the medical environment, performs and directs support activities for patient care situations, including contingency operations and disasters. Performs duty as Licensed Practical
  • AIR CREW FLIGHT EQUIPMENT CAREER FIELD

    The Aircrew Flight Equipment (AFE) field encompasses functions that enhance aircrew performance through the proper equipment integration of the human and the aircraft. Aircrew Flight Equipment personnel issue, fit, repair, and maintain human-side flight equipment such as parachutes, helmets, oxygen equipment, anti-gravity garments, anti-exposure
  • AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS CAREER FIELD

    1. Specialty Summary. Performs and supervises aircraft electrical and environmental (E & E) functions and activities. Troubleshoots, inspects, removes, installs, repairs, modifies, overhauls, and operates aircraft E & E systems, components, and associated support equipment. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 160200. 2. Duties and Responsibilities:
  • AIRCRAFT FUEL SYSTEMS

    1. Specialty Summary. Removes, repairs, inspects, installs, and modifies aircraft fuel systems including integral fuel tanks, bladder cells, and external tanks. Maintains associated hardware and equipment. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 160200. 2. Duties and Responsibilities: 2.1. Advises on aircraft fuel systems removal, repair, and
  • AIRCRAFT HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS CAREER FIELD

    1. Specialty Summary. Troubleshoots, removes, repairs, overhauls, inspects, adjusts, installs, and tests aircraft hydraulic and IFR systems and components, including support equipment (SE). Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 160200. 2. Duties and Responsibilities: 2.1. Advises on problems maintaining aircraft hydraulic systems. Determines
  • AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS CAREER FIELD

    1. Specialty Summary. Removes, repairs, inspects, installs, and modifies aircraft fuel systems including integral fuel tanks, bladder cells, and external tanks. Maintains associated hardware and equipment. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 160200. 2. Duties and Responsibilities: 2.1. Advises on aircraft fuel systems removal, repair, and
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115FW Aircraft

MUSTANG
1948-1952 F-51D "Mustang"  
F-86A SABER
1953-1954 F-86 "Sabre"
F-89 SCORPION
1955-1966 F-89 "Scorpion"
F-102 DELTA DAGGER
1966-1974 F-102 "Delta Dagger"
O-2A DELTA DAGGER
1974-1979 O-2A "Skymaster"
OA-37 DRAGONFLY
1979-1981 OA-37 "Dragonfly"
A-10 THUNDERBOLT II
1981-1992 A-10 "Thunderbolt II"