149th Fighter Wing - Quick Facts 149th Fighter Wing Texas Air National Guard Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas Commander: Col. Matthew Jensen Mission: To produce the finest airmen for the global engagements and domestic operations, supporting our families and serving our communities Vision: Lone Star Gunfighters - Uncompromised Excellence, Mission Dominance! Priorities: 1. People 2. Mission 3. Community 4. Innovation Aircraft: F-16C/D (Block 30) Mobility: The 149th FW maintains a mobility commitment in many support areas including security forces, medical, civil engineering, services, transportation and military personnel. Economic Impact: $89.9 Million History: 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: HQ TXANG 209th Weather Flight 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.