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)


451st Air Expeditionary Group (AEG): The 451st AEG provides an airpower presence in the Afghanistan area of operations and are located at Kandahar Airfield. 451st AEG Airmen provide Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Command and Control, RPA operations and Airborne Datalink capabilities. Aircraft include MQ-9 and the E-11A.

The 451st AEG is comprised of the following units: 

62nd Expeditionary Attack Squadron

430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron

451st Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron

451st Expeditionary Support Squadron