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319th Reconnaissance Wing

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Mission
Provide decisional advantage to our warfighters and national leaders through support of our Nation's Global Hawk High Altitude ISR mission. Ensure strategic command and control through operation of the Nation's High Frequency Global Communication System.  Afford Combatant Commanders mission-ready Airmen anytime, anywhere. Provide Airmen and families of the Grand Forks AFB team, to include geographically separated units, with responsive, tailored, and mission-focused support.

Vision
Generate world-class support for the Global Hawk High Altitude ISR mission and seamlessly operate and sustain the High Frequency Global Communication System.

Organization
The 319th Reconnaissance Wing, headquartered at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, is responsible for the infrastructure and operational support to the 69th Reconnaissance Group’s RQ-4 Global Hawk mission.  The 2,000 Total Force Airmen assigned to the 319th RW provides rapid combat support through mission support functions, mobility preparedness, and continuous security to Grand Forks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Cavalier Air Force Station located in Cavalier, North Dakota.  

Communication professionals with the 319th Communication Squadron maintain one of two high-frequency global communications systems in the Air Force, offering 24/7 global continuity for command and control in support of the Department of Defense, Executive Branch of the U.S. Government and Department of Homeland Security.  Additionally, the wing’s innovative enhanced-use leasing initiatives provide access to unmanned aerial partnerships with community and industry professionals.

319th Reconnaissance Wing; Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota 
319th Comptroller Squadron

319th Mission Support Group
319th Civil Engineer Squadron
319th Communications Squadron
319th Contracting Flight
319th Force Support Squadron
319th Logistics Readiness Squadron
319th Security Forces Squadron

319th Medical Group
319th Medical Operations Squadron
319th Medical Support Squadron

319th Operations Group
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• Det 2; Beale AFB, California
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OL A; Beale AFB, California 
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12th Reconnaissance Squadron; Beale AFB, California 
319th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
   • Det 1; Beale AFB, California 
319th Operations Support Squadron
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