924th Fighter Group

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924-fgMission: Forge the world’s most lethal attack pilots: Mission, Airmen, Family.

Vision: To be the benchmark of total force flying training and maintenance excellence.

Description: Consists of three units: the 924th Maintenance Squadron, the 47th Fighter Squadron, and the 924th Operational Support Flight, which collectively employ 550 members in more than 20 Air Force specialty codes. The 924th FG is the only unit-equipped formal training unit in Air Force Reserve Command with 28 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft. They train and produce qualified A-10 pilots for theater commanders worldwide, and have graduated 29 A-10 pilots since program production stood up as unit-equipped in 2014.

History: Established in 1962 as the 924th Troop Carrier Group under Continental Air Command at Ellington Air Force Base, Texas. The unit was realigned Oct. 1, 2012, under the 944th FW, Luke AFB. The group is charged with working with the Regular Air Force’s 355th FW to functionally integrate with the 355th OG and 355th MXG to conduct A-10 pilot training at D-M.