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Force structure: changes on the way for 31 Reserve Command locations.

The Air Force plans to change manpower authorizations and retire some of its older aircraft, according to according to
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 a fiscal 2010 force structure realignment re·a·lign  
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 announced June 25.

The realignment supports the FY10 President's Budget Request. Unrelated to the FY 10 force structure realignment, the Air Force Reserve's end strength will grow from 67,400 to 69,500. This increase in manpower authorizations in FY 10 represents approximately 2,100 Airmen for emerging mission areas such as cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance may refer to:
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  • the military term, see'' Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance.
, unmanned aerial systems and the nuclear enterprise.

The Air Force outlined changes at 31 Air Force Reserve Command locations and said some of the numbers are subject to change. The changes by state are:

Arizona

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. The 7,000 military and 1,600 civilian employees who work on the base are paid $199 million annually, and the base has an estimated $750 million economic impact on Tucson as a whole.  -- A minor administrative action will result in the Air Force Research Laboratory gaining one Air Force Reserve military position.

California

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 -- The 13th Reconnaissance Squadron and 50th Intelligence Squadron, classic associate units, have an increase of 19 full-time Active Guard and Reserve National Guard and Reserve members who are on voluntary active duty providing full-time support to National Guard, Reserve, and Active Component organizations for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training the Reserve Components. Also called AGR.  Airmen and 19 traditional drilling reservists and decrease of 10 full-time Air Reserve Technicians (ART) for Distributed Ground Systems 2. ARTs are dual-status civil servants and reservists. The 13th Reconnaissance Squadron has an increase of 14 AGRs, 81 drill and 24 ARTs for Global Hawk. Total impact is an increase of 33 AGR AGR advanced gas-cooled reactor , 100 drill and 14 civilian positions.

March Air Reserve Base--The 452nd Air Mobility Wing, a unit equipped with C-17s and KC-135s has an increase of 15 drill positions and one ART position as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure, has a decrease of seven drill and seven ARTs due to a C-17 crew ratio reduction and an increase of one civilian due to air traffic control automation. Total impact is an increase of eight drill positions and a decrease of five ART positions.

Travis AFB--The 349th Air Mobility Wing, a classic associate unit, has an increase of 11 drill positions and one ART as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure, an increase of 54 drill positions in aircraft maintenance resulting from a new manpower standard and a decrease of 21 drill positions due to a C-17 crew ratio reduction. Total impact is an increase of 44 drill positions and one ART position.

Colorado

Buckley AFB--The 8th Space Warning Squadron has an increase of two drill positions as a result of workforce reshaping.

Denver--The Air Reserve Personnel Center has a decrease of three AGRs and 26 civilians as a result of workforce reshaping.

Peterson AFB--The 302nd Airlift Wing, a unit equipped with C-130s, has a decrease of 12 drill and two ART positions as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure.

Schriever AFB--Detachment 8, 8th Space Warning Squadron has an increase of one AGR and one ART as a result of workforce reshaping.

Delaware

Dover AFB--The 512th Airlift Wing, a classic associate unit, has an increase of 13 drill positions and one ART as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure, an increase of 54 drill positions in aircraft maintenance and a decrease of 21 drill positions due to a C-17 crew ratio reduction. Total impact is an increase of one ART and 46 drill positions.

Florida

Duke Field--The 919th Special Operations Wing An Air Force special operations wing. Also called SOW.  loses four MC-130Es due to scheduled retirements.

Eglin AFB--Detachment 4, 307th Fighter Squadron, a classic associate unit, has a decrease of three AGRs, three drill positions and one ART as a result of the end of Regular Air Force F-15 operations.

Homestead Air Reserve Base--The 482nd Fighter Wing, a unit equipped with F-16s, has an increase of one civilian due to Air Traffic Control automation.

Patrick AFB--The 920th Rescue Wing, a unit equipped with HH-60 helicopters and HC-130 aircraft, has an increase of eight AGR Guardian Angel guardian angel

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 positions.

Georgia

Dobbins ARB--The 94th AW, a unit equipped with C-130s, has a decrease of 12 drill and two ART positions as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure and has an increase of one civilian due to Air Traffic Control automation.

Moody AFB--The 476th Fighter Group, a classic associate unit, gains 30 ARTs and 3 civilians for aircraft maintenance related to the A-10 Total Force Integration.

Robins AFB--Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command has an increase of 11 AGRs, one ART, and three civilians as a result of workforce reshaping.

Hawaii

Hickam AFB--The 624th Regional Support Group has an increase of five drill positions and four ARTs for proper support of subordinate units.

Indiana

Grissom ARB--The 434th Air Refueling The capability to refuel aircraft in flight, which extends presence, increases range, and serves as a force multiplier. Also called AR.  Wing, a unit equipped with KC-135s, has an increase of one civilian due to air traffic control automation.

Louisiana

Barksdale AF--The 47th Fighter Squadron loses three A-10 primary aircraft authorizations as a result of the FY10 Fighter Force Restructure Plan.

Massachusetts

Westover ARB--The 439th Airlift Wing, a unit equipped with C-5s, has a decrease of 13 AGR and has an increase of 13 civilians as a result of regionalizing C-5 isochronal i·soch·ro·nal   or i·soch·ro·nous
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 inspections.

Missouri

Whiteman AFB--The 442nd Fighter Wing, a unit equipped with A-10s, has a decrease of 90 drill and 11 ARTs. The 303rd Fighter Squadron loses three A-10 primary aircraft authorizations as a result of the FY10 Fighter Force Restructure Plan.

New Jersey

McGuire AFB--The 514th Air Mobility Wing, a classic associate unit, has an increase of 10 drill positions as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure and a decrease of 21 drill positions due to a C-17 crew ratio reduction and 53 drill positions in aircraft maintenance. Total impact is a decrease of 64 drill positions.

New Mexico

Holloman AFB--The 301st Fighter Group has an increase of 83 drill and 20 ARTs and 16 civilians as the F-22 classic associate unit expands.

Ohio

Wright-Patterson AFB--The 445th Airlift Wing, a unit equipped with C-5s, has a decrease of 12 AGRs and two ARTs as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure.

Oklahoma

Altus AFB--The 97th Air Mobility Wing has an increase of 29 drill and nine ARTs to initiate the stand up of a C-17 and KC-135 classic associate Formal Training Unit.

Tinker AFB--The 513th Air Control Group, a classic associate E-3 unit, has a decrease of 26 drill positions as a result of workforce shaping.

South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures


Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
 

Charleston AFB--The 315th AW, a classic associate C-17 unit, has an increase of 14 drill positions as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure, a decrease of 105 drill positions in aircraft maintenance resulting from a new manpower standard, a decrease of 45 drill and six ART positions due to rightsizing to primary aircraft authorizations, and a decrease of 79 drill and two ART positions due to a C-17 crew ratio reduction. Total impact is a decrease of 215 drill and eight ART positions.

Texas

Lackland AFB--The 433rd Airlift Wing, a unit equipped with C-5s, has a decrease of eight AGRs and an increase of eight ARTs as a result of regionalizing C5 isochronal inspections and has an increase of one ART as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure.

Utah

Hill AFB--The 419th Fighter Wing, a classic associate F-16 unit, has a decrease of 46 drill and 10 ARTs from a reduction of three Regular Air Force F-16 aircraft.

Virginia

Langley AFB--A yet-to-be-named intelligence squadron has an increase of 11 AGRs, 39 drill and 2 ARTs as a result of the stand up of the Distributed Ground Systems one associate unit.

Washington

McChord AFB--The 446th Airlift Wing, a classic associate C-17 unit, has a decrease of 13 drill and three ARTs as a result of the Airlift Control Flight restructure, decrease of 104 drill in aircraft maintenance resulting from a new manpower standard, decrease of 135 drill and 25 ARTs due to rightsizing to primary aircraft authorizations and decrease of 73 drill and four ARTs due to a C-17 crew ratio reduction. Total impact is a decrease of 325 drill and 32 ART positions. (AFRC AFRC Air Force Reserve Command (formerly AFRES)
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