36th Operations Group Mission


World Class Airmen ready to "Fight Tonight"


Project Combat Power anywhere in the Indo-Pacific Region and around the Globe


Recapitalize Ops Infrastructure:

Establish premiere facilities capable of supporting and executing

5th-Generation operations for daily training, alert and contingency environments.

Establish Joint All-Domain Command and Control in the Wing Operations Center:

Expand capabilities and leverage new technologies for mission

synchronization, continuity, and rapid and delegated decision making. 

Modernize Northwest Field Airfield:

Develop NWF to execute current and future contingency requirements.

Enhance Range/Airspace:

Enable and develop high-end training range capabilities on

Guam and the Marianas Island Range Complex (MIRC).



Identify all operational requirements Provide 24/7 support to theater operations Ensure Airmen have the tools and support to succeed.

Forecasting the Fight

Forecasting the Fight




36th Operations Group News

  • Operation Christmas Drop delivers critical supplies, holiday spirit

    Now in its 68th year, Operation Christmas Drop has not only served as the world’s longest running airdrop training mission, providing critical supplies to 55 Micronesian islands like Woleia, but has also served as a coming together for elders and their communities on their respective islands across

  • 205th EIS perform final radio installation for AFFSA replacement program

    The 205th Engineering and Installation Squadron (205th EIS) from Will Rogers Air National Guard Base (WRANGB), Oklahoma City, was tasked in 2016 with installing radio systems for the Air Force Flight Standards Agency (AFFSA), an agency whose mission encompasses the design and writing of basic flight

  • 185th Air Refueling Wing Maintenance Group Awards

    Members of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing maintenance group recently returned from deployments to Andersen Air Force base, Guam and Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, with 54 total earned Air Force Achievement and Commendation medals.

  • Tough as Lightning

    Capt. Jacob Stawski, now 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron electronic warfare officer, said he would never forget his first flight.

  • Global Hawk redeploys from Yokota Air Base to Andersen Air Force Base

    Pacific Air Forces redeployed a squadron of 319th Reconnaissance Wing Global Hawk RQ-4s from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 20, 2019.The three-month deployment kept operations running smoothly during the summer typhoon-season, when inclement weather has a higher

  • U.S., Australian air forces advance combined capabilities at Darwin

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers and approximately 50 Airmen, assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, concluded a combined exercise with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) at RAAF Base Darwin, Australia, Dec. 9, 2018, in support of exercise Lightning Focus.

  • Stratotankers, Fueling the fight from above

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Since the first aircraft was flown in 1903, the daring have charged toward maximizing the time an aircraft can remain flying. The greatest challenge being a limited amount of on-board fuel supply.

  • Around the Air Force: July 3

    On this look around the Air Force, A B-52 crew assists in a search and rescue operation off the coast of Guam, an Afghan pilot class graduates in the Czech Republic, the Air Force is using innovative approaches to training pilots to make the process faster and more efficient. Hosted by Senior


Col. Thomas Bowman

Lt. Col. Keith O'Halloran
Deputy Commander

CMSgt. Merissa Schmidt

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