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595th Command and Control Group

Ensure U.S. strategic deterrence by providing aircrew, operators and maintenance personnel for nuclear command, control and communications (NC3) platforms enabling the National Command Authority survivable, real-time strategic assessment and global strike capabilities.

To be the premier Nuclear Command, Control and Communications organization providing credible deterrence of our adversaries and assurance to our allies -- ensuring national security, peace and prosperity.

The 625th Strategic Operations Squadron executes and supports global strike through continuous, rapid, accurate and survivable nuclear operations. The team of operators, engineers, maintainers and computer systems personnel enable launching intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) while airborne in a Navy E-6B Mercury. The 625th STOS is also responsible for maintaining current and accurate targeting for the nation’s ICBM fleet.

The 1st Airborne Command Control Squadron is one of the oldest in the United States Air Force. Their mission is to train and equip aircrew for the National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) and to provide the National Command Authorities with a survivable command center from which they may make accurate decisions and transmit timely directions to United States military forces during all conditions of peace and war.

The 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron organizes, trains and resources Airmen to maintain, generate and sustain constant state strategic deterrence by providing four safe, reliable E-4B aircraft to execute C2 operations globally. Additionally, they provide ground support and a 65-room alert billeting facility at an operating location based out of Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

The 595th Strategic Communications Squadron provides highly skilled Airmen enabling global strike by providing real-time and secure nuclear-survivable missile warning and C3 capabilities. They program, operate and maintain the Strategic Automated Command Control System, providing rapid re-targeting of ICBMs, Force Distribution and Emergency Action Messaging capabilities, and operate the sole depot repair authority supporting 252 globe sites. Additionally, the two 24/7 operations centers operated and maintained by the squadron process more than 84 million USSTRATCOM messages a year.

The 595th Command and Control Group was activated Oct. 6, 2016. It is located at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, and aligned under Eighth Air Force and Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).

(Current as of January 2018)

Point of Contact: Air Force Global Strike Command, Public Affairs Office; 245 Davis Avenue East, Suite 198; Barksdale AFB, LA 71110; DSN 781-1305 or 318-456-7844; e-mail: