Located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., the 927 ARW is an Air Force Reserve Command associate wing. The 927 ARW consists of 3 groups and 10 squadrons including; flying, aeromedical evacuation, security forces, logistical readiness, force support, aeromedical staging, aircraft maintenance, maintenance, aerospace medicine and an operational support squadron.


Combat-Ready Citizen Airmen Fueling the Fight


Always Ready!

927th Force Support Squadron


The 927th Force Support Squadron provides customer and family support for more than 900 members of the wing and their families. The FSS is the combination of our former Mission Support and Services Squadrons which merged in Nov 2008.


927th Security Forces Squadron


The mission of the 927th SFS is to provide trained, dedicated and mission capable Defenders to support U.S. military operations at any time or in any battlespace, to ensure mission accomplishment and the national security ofthe United States of America.  This mission will be accomplished utilizing sound, but tenacious physical security, law enforcement and force protection principles.


 Quick Facts


  - Missions: Conduct air base ground defense operations inside and outside the base perimeter for tasking's worldwide. Provide priority resource security and law enforcement operations. Conduct small arms marksmanship training and maintenance for USAF personnel and weapons.


- Assigned: 70 Airmen


- Campaigns supported include: Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Inherent Resolve, and Operation Freedom's Sentinel


- Vision: "Train and deploy defenders, ready to defend and support USAF operations and personnel worldwide at any time."


927th Logistics Readiness Squadron


LRS Motto: Excellentia In Factum (Excellence in Action)

The 927th Logistics Readiness Squadron is responsible for deploying highly trained Warriors and serviceable equipment for worldwide mobility tasking's, contingencies and special operation missions in support of the 927th Air Refueling Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, gaining Major Commands and Combatant Commanders. We provide premier Logistics planning, fuels, Material management and transportation capabilities while maintaining combat readiness proficiency.

927th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron


The 927th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron provides aircraft maintenance specialists for the KC-135 Stratotankers and is responsible for the flightline maintenance required to launch and recover sorties supporting air refueling operations, both at home and at deployed locations around the globe


927th Maintenance Squadron


The 927th Maintenance Squadron provides on-and-off equipment maintenance for the KC-135 aircraft for the wing. This includes isochronal inspections, aircraft systems component repair and inspections, aircraft systems component repair and refurbishment, manufacturing and machining of aircraft parts, corrosions control, painting of aircraft and parts, non-destructive inspections and delivery and maintenance of aerospace ground support equipment.

45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron

The 927th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron has the capability to operate multiple systems including ground and airborne forces providing and supporting medical care inflight and within ground patient staging platforms.  AES crews and critical care transport teams execute patient movement predominately on Mobility Air Forces aircraft, as well as on sister service, contracted, and international partner airframes. AES forces operate anywhere air operations occur in support of the full range of military operations, humanitarian assistance, and disaster response

63rd Air Refueling Squadron

Global engagement through air refueling and airlift support of our national interests and resident Combatant Commanders. The 63rd Air Refueling Squadron (63 ARS) operates the KC-135R Stratotanker. The KC-135R is a long-range tanker aircraft capable of refueling a variety of other aircraft in mid-air, anywhere in the world and under any weather condition.

927th Operations Support Squadron

Providing airfield operations management, air traffic control, weather services, intelligence support, combat tactics development and training, mission development, and manage aircrew training support operations. Manage flight records and KC-135R simulator training.

Providing guidance and staff support for the wing's global refueling mission.


Base Chapel

Provide for the free exercise of religion through ministry, readiness, and mobility commitments for 927 ARW members and their families.


Military Equal Opportunities

Providing Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) and mediation to assist/empower the parties in reaching a mutually acceptable solution for resolution of their dispute(s) to enhance mission accomplishments through early resolution.


Finance office

Financial professionals providing prompt and accurate customer service to organizations and individuals.



Fact Sheet and History Pamphlet


Inspector General

Providing programs to address personal complaints, Fraud, Waste, Abuse, Congressional/high-level inquiries, and special interest items.



The MacDill Legal Office provides legal assistance to eligible clients. Morning and afternoon Appointments are available to meet with an attorney to discuss your personal civil law issues. The MacDill Legal Office prepares Last Will and Testaments by appointment on Thursday mornings.

Appointments for legal assistance or preparation of a Will can be made by calling (813) 828-4422. Clients who need a Power of Attorney or need to have a document notarized can obtain those services on a walk-in basis during normal operating hours.

The MacDill Legal Office also provides assistance to claimants who use the centralized Air Force Claims Service Center (AFCSC) procedures for filing and processing household goods claims following permanent change of station moves. The AFCSC is available 24 hours a day at (877) 754-1212.


Public Affairs

The mission of the 927th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs office is to expand awareness of and build support for the world's most respected aerospace force. This is accomplished by following the public affairs core values - provide trusted counsel to leaders, build, maintain and strengthen airman morale and readiness, enhance public trust and support and achieve global influence and deterrence.



Providing a mindset and culture that produces a safe environment.

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