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Travis Air Force Base Fact Sheets

This database holds fact sheets on Travis Air Force Base weapons, organizations, inventory, careers and equipment. Air Force fact sheets contain up to date information and statistics. If a fact sheet is not listed, please contact the 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs office at 60amwpa@us.af.mil

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Travis Air Force Base Fact Sheets

This database holds fact sheets on Travis Air Force Base weapons, organizations, inventory, careers and equipment. Air Force fact sheets contain up to date information and statistics. If a fact sheet is not listed, please contact the 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs office at 60amwpa@us.af.mil

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860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

The 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron provides combat-ready maintenance personnel and organization support to inspect, service, and repair assigned C-17 aircraft supporting Department of Defense directives. Squadron members generate 24-hour-a-day rapid global combat support, aeromedical evacuation, humanitarian relief, and contingency response airlift missions. The squadron also ensures mission-ready aircraft, personnel and equipment for worldwide deployment supporting Air Mobility Command’s global mission.

The 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is responsible for organizing and equipping 296 maintenance personnel in support of 13 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. The 860th Beekeepers are tasked to inspect, service, repair, launch and recover all assigned aircraft. Squadron members generate 24-hour-a-day rapid global mobility to include combat support missions such as: aeromedical evacuation, humanitarian relief, and contingency response airlift missions. The squadron also ensures mission-ready aircraft, personnel and equipment for worldwide deployment in support of Air Mobility Command's global mission.


Lineage:
Constituted 602nd Organizational Maintenance Squadron, activated Dec. 27, 1965

Organized on Jan. 8, 1966, re-designated 602nd Aircraft Generation Squadron on Aug. 1, 1990

Inactivated on Dec. 31, 1997

Re-designated as the 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron May 9, 2006

Aircraft:
C-141: 1966 - 1997 

C-17: 2006 - Present

Assignments:
Military Air Transport Service, Military Airlift Command  (later Air Mobility Command), Dec. 27, 1965

60th Military Airlift Wing, Jan. 8, 1966

60th Military Airlift Group, March 6, 1978

60th Military Airlift Wing, Feb. 15, 1979

60th Logistics Group, Nov. 1, 1990

60th Operations Group, Feb. 1, 1993

60th Logistics Group, April 1, 1995 - Dec. 31, 1997

60th Air Mobility Wing, May 9, 2006

60th Maintenance Group, May 9, 2006

Stations:
Travis AFB, Calif., Jan. 8, 1966 - Dec. 31, 1997

Travis AFB, Calif., May 9, 2006 - Present