305th Air Mobility Wing

Headquartered at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., the 305th Air Mobility Wing extends America's global reach by generating, mobilizing and deploying 32 KC-10 and 13 C-17 aircraft to conduct strategic airlift and air refueling missions worldwide. Additionally, the Wing operates two of America's largest strategic aerial ports supporting the delivery of cargo and personnel to combatant commanders abroad. Uniquely, as a result of Joint Base transfer, the 305 AMW directs the operations of two geographically separated airfields--one at McGuire and another at Lakehurst.

Mission: Provide Rapid Global Mobility Excellence
We provide Rapid Global Mobility excellence by generating ready, professional Airmen and equipment to deliver superior air refueling, airlift, maintenance, aerial port, and mission support operations for the United States and our Allies anytime, anywhere.

Vision: America's Premier Air Mobility Wing:  
The Center of Excellence for Rapid Global Mobility

·A proud, mission-focused, values-based, continuously-improving and caring professional organization developing and employing mobility experts to accomplish assigned global missions with excellence.
·A center of excellence in air mobility renown for quality training, safe operations, mission discipline, and customer service.
·A learning environment that fosters personal and professional development and continuous pursuit of innovation.
·A proud organization based on confidence in capability, a rich heritage, demonstrated care for personnel and their families, and a great work environment.
·A championship team that succeeds because of individual competence and commitment to integrity, service, and excellence.
·A trusted and reliable mission partner.

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305th Air Mobility Wing

The 305th Air Mobility Wing extends America's global reach by generating, mobilizing and deploying 32 KC-10 and 15 C-17 aircraft to conduct strategic airlift and air refueling missions worldwide. Additionally, the Wing operates two of America's largest strategic aerial ports supporting the delivery of cargo to combatant commanders abroad.

305th Air Mobility Wing Fact Sheet

305th Air Mobility Wing History

305th Maintenance Group
The 305th Maintenance Group, formerly the 305th Logistics Group, was activated Oct. 1, 2002. A pivotal component of our Air and Space Expeditionary Force, it consists of five squadrons with more than 1,500 active-duty military members and civilians working hand-in-hand inspecting, securing, repairing and launching 32 KC-10A and 16 C-17 aircraft, as well as providing global cargo and passenger transportation and distribution. The contributions of the Maintenance Group Airmen enable the movement of people and valuable supplies, as well as provide air-refueling capability in direct support of Global Reach for America. The group coordinates and controls military and commercial air freight in addition to performing scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance to ensure unit readiness for 45 assigned and transient aircraft.
 
305th Maintenance Group fact sheet
305th Operations Group


The mission of the 305th Operations Group is to deploy worldwide from America's Eastern Gateway, to perform aerial refueling and airlift, in support of tactical, strategic, reconnaissance, transport, and bombardment forces in high-threat and chemical warfare environments. The group is comprised of the 2nd Air Refueling Squadron, 6th Airlift Squadron, 32nd Air Refueling Squadron, and the 305th Operations Support Squadron. The group flies the C-17 Globemaster III and KC-10 Extender in support of worldwide operations.

305th Operations Group fact sheet
305th AMW Commander
305th AMW Vice Commander

Col. Nicolas J. Leonelli
 
305th AMW Command Chief


Chief Master Sgt. Rodolfo Gamez Jr.