628th Air Base Wing

Provides unsurpassed installation support to 53 DoD and Federal agencies, servicing a total force of over 79,000 Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians, dependents and retirees on Joint Base Charleston and Naval Weapons Station Charleston. Maintains $2.0B of physical infrastructure across 23K non-contiguous acres. Provides mission-ready expeditionary Airmen to combatant commanders in support of joint and combined operations.

The 628th Air Base Wing provides support for Joint Base Charleston's joint-use airfield, sharing two intersecting runways with Charleston International Airport. The primary runway is 9,001 feet long and the intersecting runway is 7,000 feet long. The base maintains the two runways and most of the taxiways, and security and crash rescue response for all flights.

The 628th Air Base Wing is comprised of two operational groups and a wing staff directorate:

· 628th Mission Support Group provides programs, policies, services, and facilities to a combined military/civilian force of 7,300 personnel in support of the 628th Airbase Wing and both 437th & 315th Airlift Wings. The multi-service mission for Joint Base Charleston consist of communications, contracting, supply, transportation, logistical support, civil engineering, personnel, security, law enforcement, family support, and morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) services.

· 628th Medical Group provides quality managed healthcare for 36K eligible beneficiaries while executing $12M budget. Ensures wing personnel are medically prepared for deployments. Supports mobility processing lines. Trains/deploys personnel for maximum wartime readiness. Supports 250-bed theater hospital and deployable rapid response staging facility teams. Employs medical personnel/equipment for initial response to in-garrison chemical, biological, radiological & nuclear events.

· 628th Airlift Wing Staff includes a variety of agencies that directly support the wing commander and the installation.

· Several tenant units also share the base; 437th Airlift Wing; 315th Airlift Wing (Air Reserve Command); 1st Combat Camera Squadron; Air Force Office of Special Investigation; and 373rd Training Squadron, Air Education Training Command.