20TH OPERATIONS GROUP|
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The 20th Operations Group employs approximately 80 F-16CJ fighter aircraft in conventional and anti-radiation suppression of enemy air defenses, strategic attack, counter air, air interdiction, joint maritime operations and combat search-and-rescue missions. The 20th OG has personnel assigned to the 20th Operations Support Squadron "Mustangs," the 55th "Fighting Fifty-Fifth" Fighter Squadron, the 77th "Gamblers" Fighter Squadron and the 79th "Tigers" Fighter Squadron.
20th Operations Support Squadron
The 20th OSS "Mustangs" are responsible for all airfield activities and associated support of the 20th Fighter Wing's many fighter missions. The 20th OSS is a diverse squadron, consisting of five unique flights: Airfield Operations, Weapons and Training, Current Operations, Intelligence and Weather.
The three F-16CJ squadrons the 55th, 77th and 79th maintain a mission-ready, multi-role capability to mobilize, deploy and tactically employ forces worldwide for any contingency in support of U.S. national objectives. They are responsible for providing the people and resources necessary for conventional air-to-surface, air superiority, suppression of enemy air defenses, destruction of enemy air defenses and maritime operations.
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