76th Maintenance Wing

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76th Maintenance Wing
76th Maintenance Wing.png
Active 5 February 1942 — present
Country United States
Branch Air Force
Type Maintenance Support
Part of Air Force Material Command
Garrison/HQ Tinker Air Force Base
Decorations Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA
Commanders
Current
commander
Lieutenant General Bruce Litchfield

The 76th Maintenance Wing is a wing of the United States Air Force based out of Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Subordinate Organizations[edit]

  • 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group (76 AMXG)
  • 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group (76 PMXG)
  • 76th Commodities Maintenance Group (76 CMXG)
  • 76th Software Maintenance Group (76 SMXG) - The Group is a major software development and production organizations for the United States Air Force. Personnel provide expert software support for the B-1, B-2, B-52 and E-3 aircraft. In addition, the group provides software maintenance for all cruise missiles. In support of the depot mission and warfighter shops, the group provides software design and maintenance for all assigned engines and a variety of individual components and systems.
  • 76th Maintenance Support Group (76 MXSG)

History[edit]

The Wing furnished administrative and logistical support for the San Antonio Air Materiel Area (later, San Antonio Air Logistics Center) and numerous tenant organizations on the base. It became host wing of Kelly Air Force Base on 17 August 1959. The wing has frequently supported humanitarian and disaster relief missions and deployed personnel in support of operations in Southwest Asia in 1990 and 1991.

Former emblem as the 76th Air Base Wing

Lineage[edit]

  • Designated as the 2851st Air Base Wing and organized on 1 August 1953
Redesignated 2851st Air Base Group on 16 October 1964
Redesignated 651st Support Group on 1 October 1992
Redesignated 651st Air Base Group on 1 October 1993
Redesignated 76th Air Base Wing on 1 October 1994
Inactivated on 30 May 2001
  • Redesignated 76th Maintenance Wing
Activated on 18 February 2005
Inactivated on 1 October 2012

Assignments[edit]

  • San Antonio Air Materiel Area (later San Antonio Air Logistics Center): 1 August 1953 – 30 May 2001
  • Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center: 18 February 2005 - 1 October 2012 (attached to Air Force Sustainment Center after 10 July 2012)

Stations[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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