149th Fighter Wing - Quick Facts
Published October 02, 2011
149th Fighter Wing HQ TXANG
209th Weather Flight
Texas Air National Guard
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
Col. Raul Rosario
To produce the finest airmen for the global engagements and domestic operations, supporting our families and serving our communities
Lone Star Gunfighters - Uncompromised Excellence, Mission Dominance!
F-16C/D (Block 30)
The 149th FW maintains a mobility commitment in many support areas including security forces, medical, civil engineering, services, transportation and military personnel.
The 149th FW has been flying fighter aircraft since 1947.
The 149th FW has been flying F-16s since 1985
Served as 396th Fighter Squadron in WWII
Federally recognized as an Air National Guard unit in Oct 1947
182nd FS mobilized for Korea:
First to air refuel in combat
First ANG unit to shoot down a MIG
Geographically Separated Units:
Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas
203rd and 204th Security Forces Squadron
Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas
273rd Cyber Operations Squadron
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas
The 149 FW is extremely proud of its heritage, which includes 70 years of flying fighter aircraft, mobilizing for numerous worldwide deployments, and providing continuous service to the community and the state of Texas. The unit is proud to call San Antonio home.