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Installation Overview -- Langley Air Force Base, Virginia


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Installation Overview -- Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

A MH-60J "Jayhawk" rescue helicopter hoists a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape student from the water during survival training

Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force; photo by: Senior Airman Zachary Wolf

Langley AFB serves a large population made up of over 125,000 active duty, guard and reserve, family members, civilians, contractors, and retirees. Wing and MAJCOM combine for a total of about 8,800 Airmen, 2,000 DoD Civilians, 13,000 family members, and 800 non-appropriated fund employees.

The host unit at Langley AFB is the 633d Air Base Wing. The Mission Support Group and Medical Group and support several tenant units on base to include the 1st Fighter Wing, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing and the 192d Fighter Wing. Eight squadrons comprise the two 1 FW groups, which includes three fighter squadrons: the 27th Fighter Squadron, known as the Fighting Eagles; the 71st Fighter Squadron, known as the Ironmen; and the 94th Fighter Squadron, known as the Hat-in-the-Ring Gang.

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