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USAF-Air Combat Cmd Nellis

Last modified: 26 Jan 2017, submitted by: Joker

Country: United States    Region: Nevada

Locale: Las Vegas

Latitude: 36° 15' 15" N     Longitude: -115° 1' 51" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


3614'12"N 115 2'34"W Nellis airbase, Nevada. Home to Hq. USAF Air Combat Command (ACC). Organizing, training, equipping and maintaining combat-ready forces for rapid deployment. Ensuring air defense forces are ready for peacetime air sovereignty and wartime air defense. ACC numbered air forces provide air componency to US Central and Southern Commands with Hq ACC serving as the air component to US Northern and Joint Forces Commands. ACC also augments forces to US European, Pacific and Strategic Commands.

ACC is supervising following units, dispersed over the USA:
-- 53 Wing, Eglin airbase, Fla
-- 505 Command & Control Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla
- 1st Air Force, Tyndall airbase, Fla
-- 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall airbase, Fla.
- 9th Air Force, Shaw airbase S.C.
-- 20 Fighter Wing, Shaw airbase, S.C.
-- 1 Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
-- 633 Air Base Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis AFB, Va.
-- 4 Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson airbase, N.C.
-- 23 Wing, Moody airbase, Ga.
-- 93 Air-Ground Operations Wing, Moody airbase, Ga.
-- 461 Air Control Wing, Robins airbase, Ga.
- 12th Air Force, Davis-Monthan airbase, Ariz.
-- 432 Wing, Creech airbase, Nev.
-- 552 Air Control Wing, Tinker airbase, Okla.
-- 49 Wing, Holloman airbase N.M.
-- 355 Wing, Davis-Monthan airbase, Ariz.
-- 366 Fighter Wing, Mountain Home airbase, Idaho
-- 388th Fighter Wing, Hill airbase, Utah
- 25th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
-- 70 ISR Wing, Fort George Meade. Md.
-- Air Force Technical Application Center, Patrick airbase, Fla.
-- 9 Reconnaissance Wing, Beale airbase, Calif.
-- 55 Wing, Offutt airbase, Neb.
-- 480 ISR Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
-- Air Force Cryptologic Office, Fort George Meade, Md.
-- 363 Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

Nellis airbase units:
- Hq ACC
- 99th Airbase Wing; host wing for Nellis and Creeck airbases
- USAF Warfare Center reporting directly to ACC. Established 1966 as USAF Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. Renamed USAF Warfare Center in 2005.
- 57th Wing
- USAFaerobatics unit 'Thunderbirds'
- Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR)
- 53d and 505th Test and Evaluation Groups
- 926th Group (AFRES)

Note: main entrypoint at grid 3615'11"N 11458'14"W of Nellis weapon storage area 1954 - current (a.k.a.Lake Mead a.k.a. site Love) Still one of the largest active nuclear weapon storages in the US. Supervised by 896th MUNitions Sqn and secured by 99th Security Forces Sqn providing combat-ready defenders, controlling all entry, exit and movement within the WSA and ensuring security aspects of air and ground logistical movements.

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