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451st Air Expeditionary Group

Senior Airman Tyler Phillips, 451st Expeditionary Support Squadron response force member, monitors his team’s security sector at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Nov. 5, 2016. Response force teams are posted around the airfield at Kandahar to ensure 360-degree security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

Senior Airman Tyler Phillips, 451st Expeditionary Support Squadron response force member, monitors his team’s security sector at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Nov. 5, 2016. Response force teams are posted around the airfield at Kandahar to ensure 360-degree security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

Master Sgt. Ben, 62nd Reconnaissance Squadron sensor operator, poses in front of an MQ-9 Reaper at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Nov. 5, 2016. Ben is a native of the Philippines and became a U.S. citizen while serving in the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

Master Sgt. Ben, 62nd Reconnaissance Squadron sensor operator, poses in front of an MQ-9 Reaper at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Nov. 5, 2016. Ben is a native of the Philippines and became a U.S. citizen while serving in the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

The mission of the 451st Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) is to provide the Resolute Support Commander with overwhelming and decisive effects from the air and space domains in order to maintain an asymmetrical advantage over our adversaries in Afghanistan.  The group currently consists of nine squadrons including A-10s, MQ-9s, KC-135s, E-11s, HH-60s, Space Control, Maintenance, Mission Support and Operations Support.

 

The 451st AEG is comprised of the following units:

 

17th Expeditionary Space Control

62nd Expeditionary Attack Squadron

64th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron

75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron

340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron

430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron

451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

451st Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron

451st Expeditionary Support Squadron