302nd airlift wing units

302ND OPERATIONS GROUP

The 302nd Operations Group is comprised of three squadron -- the 731st Airlift Squadron, which operates eight C-130H3 Hercules for its mission of tactical airlift and airdrop, aeromedical evacuation and the Modular Airborne Firefighting System mission; the 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, which is charged with transporting patients with life-threatening injuries in combat and non-combat zones; and the 302nd Operations Support Squadron, which overseas various operations-related activities, including intelligence, weather and tactics. The 302nd Operations Group is commanded by Col. Robert J. Stanton.

302ND MISSION SUPPORT GROUP

The mission of the 302nd Mission Support Group is to provide leadership, management and oversight of wing  support squadrons, flights and staff agencies for a wing that consists of eight C-130H3 aircraft as well as more than 1,300 Traditional Reservists, Air Reserve Technicians and Federal General Schedule employees. Col. Richard Saunders is the group commander.

302ND MAINTENANCE GROUP

The 302nd Maintenance Group consists of two squadrons -- The 302nd Maintenance Squadron and the 302nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, which manages the daily maintenance of eight C-130H3 Hercules aircraft. The group also employs the 302nd Maintenance Operations Flight, which oversee the necessary repair and maintenance schedules executed by the 302nd MXG. Col. Jeffrey W. Higgins is the group commander.