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Posted 7/12/2010 Printable Fact Sheet
42nd Mission Support Group
42nd Mission Support Group
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The 42nd Mission Support Group consists of over 2,200 military and civilian employees as well as Team ITT, which provides base operating support services through a multi-year contract. The group provides contracting, security, civil engineering, operations/airfield support, personnel, communications, transportation, supply, fuels and services for 45,000 personnel. In addition, the group is responsible for maintaining a $2.2 billion physical plant including 4,106 acres, 859 buildings, 2,300 lodging rooms, utilities and communications.

Civil Engineering Division
The Civil Engineering Division provides customer focused fire and emergency services, environmental restoration, housing privatization and grounds maintenance support services for two installations. In addition, the division serves as the funtional area staff and provides civil engineering expertise for all engineering related issues.

-- Maxwell/Gunter Fire Department (CEF)
-- Federal Prison Liaison (FPC)
-- Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping (CEOG)
-- Environmental Restoration Program Branch (CEV)
-- Housing Privatization Branch (CEH)

42nd Communications Squadron
The 42nd Communications Squadron acquires, manages, operates, and maintains communications and information systems and facilities to support 13,000 permanent party and 16,000 students at Air University, the 42nd Air Base Wing, the 908th Airlift Wing, Air Force Doctrine Center, the Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group, and 21 tenant units on Maxwell-Gunter AFB. In addition, the squadron provides meteorological, navigational, and weather radar equipment maintenance.

42nd Contracting Squadron
The 42nd Contracting Squadron provides contractural foundation for education and technical training, Base Operating Support (BOS), construction, commodities and myriad of services in support of the 42nd Air Base Wing, Air University, Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group (OSSG) and 53 tenant units. Completes over 47,000 contractural actions annually valued in excess of $188M. Finally, maintains a deployable force to meet peace and wartime contingency.

42nd Logistics Readiness Squadron
The 42nd Logistics Readiness Squadron provides deployment and logistical support to the Maxwell-Gunter community. The flight is responsible for a traffic management function processing more than 6,000 personal property and 65,000 freight shipments, arranging travel for 23,000 passengers annually and a readiness section supporting deployment functions for 23 Air University, nine Air Base Wing and five tenant organizations. In addition, the flight operates the Air Force's second busiest air passenger terminal for distinguished visitors. 

Team ITT 
Team ITT, professionally supports AETC, Air University and the Maxwell-Gunter AFB educational and operational mission by providing optimal customer service through technology, innovation and commercial best practices.

42nd Force Support Squadron
The 42nd Force Support Squadron brings services, manpower and personnel support functions into a single organization. The 42nd FSS is made up of more than 700 military, appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund civilian members. The organization is divided into five flights that cover force development, manpower and personnel, Airmen and family services, sustainment services and community services.

42nd Operations Support Flight
The 42nd Operations Support Flight provides operational support to the Air University, 42nd Air Base Wing, 908th Airlift Wing, HQ Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force and transient aircraft executing worldwide missions. The flight also provides air traffic control (ATC) service to 38,000 sorties annually and develops terminal instrument procedures (TERPS). Finally, the flight manages and supports aviation policies, regulations and records for 620 aircrew and parachutists.

42nd Security Forces Squadron
The sentinels of the 42nd Security Forces Squadron provide continuous security for Air Force Protection Level II, III, and IV resources, tenant housing and combat elements at two geographically-separated locations as well as on- and off-base housing. The squadron maintains law and order, providing security for the base facilities and a continuous influx of distinguished visitors and students. In addition, the squadron maintains combat forces ready to deploy worldwide to operate from expeditionary bases.

For more information about the 42nd Mission Support Group, call:
(334) 953-4204.

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(334) 953-2014

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