56th Mission Support Group

The 56th Mission Support Group’s Mission, Vision, and Mindset is as follows: 

MISSION:  Putting the Teeth in the Jaws of the World's Greatest Fighter Pilot Production Machine

VISION:  Advancing the Future of Operational Air Force Mission Support  

MINDSET:  People  Mission  Community  


Organizational email: 56MSG.CCEA@us.af.mil



Col. Peter Abercrombie II

The wing’s most diverse group is comprised of six squadrons:  Civil Engineering, Contracting, Communications, Force Support, Logistics Readiness, and Security Forces. The group consists of more than 1,800 members, responsible for a broad portfolio of programs, including infrastructure management, emergency response, explosive ordnance disposal, procurement, communications operations and management, cyber defense, personnel management, care and wellness, quality-of-life programs, casualty and mortuary services, logistics, transportation, security, law enforcement and force protection.  They serve over 94,000 active-duty personnel, reserve personnel, civilians, students, family, retirees, and other veterans.  The group partners with the local community to enable the wing’s mission of training the world’s greatest F-35 and F-16 fighter pilots; while simultaneously deploying combat ready Airmen across the globe.  The 56th Mission Support Group is headquartered in Bldg. S11, across from the static displays and Club.