689th Combat Communications Wing

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689th Combat Communications Wing
USAF - 689 Combat Communications Wing.png
Active 2009 — present
Country United States
Branch Air Force
Type Combat Communications
Size approximately 1,600
Part of Air Force Space Command
Garrison/HQ Robins Air Force Base, Georgia (U.S. state)
Commanders
Current
commander
Colonel Joseph Scherrer, USAF

The 689th Combat Communications Wing (689th CCW) is a wing of the United States Air Force stationed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The wing was activated on 9 October 2009. It is a subordinate unit of the Twenty-Fourth Air Force.

The 689th CCW's mission is to train, deploy and deliver expeditionary and specialized communications, air traffic control, landing systems and takes cyber to the tactical edge for relief and combat operations.[1]

Its units include the 3d Combat Communications Group, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and the 5th Combat Communications Group at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robins home to first AF combat communications wing, 78 Air Base Wing Public Affairs, 2009