The 375th Operations Group is comprised of an Aeromedical Evacuation, Operational Support, Air Refueling and three Airlift Squadrons; in addition to one Combat Flight Inspection Unit. The 375th Operations Group operates Aeromedical Evacuation systems using seven air mobility platforms for worldwide patient movement, conducts combat flight inspection of civilian and military airspace jointly with the Federal Aviation Administration, Senior Leader/Distinguished Visitor airlift missions utilizing two NC-21s, 17 C-21As and four Air Force Reserve C-40Cs aircraft, and Air Refueling missions utilizing nine Illinois Air National Guard KC-135R aircraft. Also, the 375th Operations Group is home to the only C-21A formal training unit in the United States Air Force in conjunction with deploying combat-ready Airmen worldwide.
The 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron provides rapid response aeromedical evacuation capability for any contingency. The unit trains, mobilizes and deploys nearly 150 members to support a Theater Aeromedical Evacuation System conducting aeromedical evacuation missions aboard C-21A, C-17A, C-130E/H and KC-135R aircraft for normal operations and missions aboard C-5B/C, KC-10A and Civil Reserve Air Fleet aircraft in contingent situations. The 375th AES provides command and control over the 775th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight executing CONUS patient redistribution of our nation’s wounded warriors. The 775th EAEF is comprised of a command element located at Scott and strategically positioned detachments at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, and Travis AFB, California.
The 375th Operations Support Squadron is the wing’s executive agent for operations. A Total Force team, they are globally engaged providing world-class weather services, air traffic control, joint-use airfield management, transient aircraft support, survival and aerospace ground equipment maintenance, life support, aircrew and aeromedical aircrew training and scheduling, flight records management and command staff support to meet national objectives.
The 375th Operations Group, Det. 1 is at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City, assumed from Air Force Flight Standards Agency Oct. 1, 2010. Det. 1 is a 24-member unit that flies a Federal Aviation Administration fleet of Challenger aircraft and certifies/validates navigation equipment and instrument procedures in CONUS and combat airspace. The 457th and 458th Airlift Squadrons collectively operate 17 C-21A aircraft out of three geographically separated locations including Scott AFB, Illinois, and Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. They provide first-class Operational Support Airlift and Aeromedical Evacuation with time-, place- and mission-sensitive requirements both at home and while deployed in steadfast support of our Expeditionary Air Force. The 54th Airlift Squadron partners with the 932d Airlift Wing as one of the first AMC/AFRC active associate squadrons under the Total Force Integration model. The squadron flies four specially configured C-40C aircraft on Special Air Missions as directed byHQ USAF to transport members of the presidential Cabinet and Congress, foreign heads of state, and other dignitaries executing global missions vital to U.S. national security. The 906th Air Refueling Squadron is an Active Association squadron with the Illinois National Guard’s 126th Air Refueling Wing. While the 126th has operational direction and control of mission assets, the 375th OG is administratively responsible for the 906th’s personnel. Airmen from the 906th and 126th work side by side, flying and maintaining the Air Guard’s fleet of aircraft to accomplish the wing’s mission to include contingency deployments.