Hawaii – Air Force Community
15th Maintenance Group
Approximately 500 active-duty, Hawaii Air National Guard, Department of the Air Force civilian and contractor personnel are assigned to this total force organization. This diverse maintenance organization supports and provides quality maintenance for nine C-17s, 20 F-22s, one C-37 and one C-40 to meet global airlift, global strike and theater security mission requirements. The 15th Maintenance Group consists of two squadrons, each with specific functions.
The 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron performs aircraft inspections, servicing, launch, recovery as well as both scheduled sustainment and unscheduled maintenance repair actions for all assigned aircraft in support of global contingency, humanitarian, exercise and training operations.
The 15th Maintenance Squadron provides back shop and off-equipment maintenance support for home station aircraft and 6,500 annual joint and allied transient aircraft. These functions are heavy maintenance inspection and repair; wheel and tire buildup; fuels, electrical, environmental, hydraulic and propulsion system maintenance; avionics; structural, welding, machining, corrosion control and nondestructive inspections; munitions; aerospace ground equipment support; and operation of a regional Precision Measurement and Equipment Laboratory.