76th Maintenance Wing

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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
Lieutenant General Bruce Litchfield

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


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.

Previous designations[edit]

  • 2851st Air Base Wing (1953–1964)
  • 2851st Air Base Group (1964–1992)
  • 651st Support Group (1992–1993)
  • 651st Air Base Group (1993–1994)
  • 76th Air Base Wing (1994 – 200X)
  • 76th Maintenance Wing (200X – Present)


Former emblem as the 76th Air Base Wing

Major Command[edit]

Numbered Air Force[edit]

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)

Bases stationed[edit]

External links[edit]