56th Maintenance Group
Mission: We build the Future of Airpower through our unwavering focus on safe, reliable aircraft.
Commercial phone number: (623) 856-5700
Organizational email: email@example.com
Col. William F. Ray
The 56th Maintenance Group provides aircraft maintenance on 77 F-16 and 86 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The group plays a pivotal role in conducting safe training for 405 pilots, by generating more than 30,000 sorties and 37,000 flight hours each year. The group also provides maintenance and munition support for Republic of Singapore Air Force partner nations; and is the largest US Air Force fighter maintenance group. The group has over 2,100 assigned Airmen and an annual budget execution of over $5 million dollars. The group maintains and manages aviation assets valued at more than $9 billion dollars. Additionally, the group directly supports the 372 Training Squadron’s mission to train mission ready F-35 crew chiefs. The 56th Maintenance Group also directly contributes to Luke's second mission: training more than 3,000 maintenance technicians and 121 Mission Ready F-35 crew chiefs each year.