Special Missions

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Combat Search and Rescue
920th Rescue Wing,
Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

Hurricane Hunters
53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron,
Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi

Aerial Firefighting
302nd Airlift Wing,
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado

Aerial Spray
910th Airlift wing, Youngstown-Warren Air Reserve Station, Ohio

Special Operations
919th Special Operations Wing,
Duke Field, Florida

Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance
940th Wing,
Beale Air Force Base, California

AFRC Special Missions Compilation

About Units

Air Force Reserve Command provides two missions no one else does in the entire Department of Defense - fixed-wing aerial spray missions to kill mosquitoes in the aftermath of natural disasters and the Hurricane Hunters who monitor hurricanes for the National Weather Service. The Air Force Reserve Command also supports space, flight test, special operations, aerial port operations, civil engineer, security forces, intelligence, military training, communications, mobility support, transportation and services missions. The command is also administratively responsible for all the Air Force's individual mobilization augmentees.

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