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917th Wing
917th Wing.png
917th WIng Shield
Active 28 December 1962 - Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Fighter & Bomber
Part of Air Force Reserve Command
Tenth Air Force
Garrison/HQ Barksdale Air Force Base
Decorations Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA
GallantryCrossRibbon.jpg RVGC w/ Palm
Commanders
Current
commander
Colonel Edumund Walker

The 917th Wing (917 WG) is a composite (mostly Reserve) wing of the United States Air Force based at Barksdale Air Force Base. It flies both the A-10 Thunderbolt II and the B-52 Stratofortress.

The units of the Reserve Wing is composed of 47th Fighter Squadron with their A-10s, and the 93d Bomb Squadron in the Formal Training Unit mission and the 343d Bomb Squadron flying combat missions as an associate unit to the 2d Bomb Wing. The 917th's mission is to train pilots and crews to fly the A-10 and B-52H and perform strategic heavy bombardment and maritime operations with the B-52s. The Wing has approximately 1,600 Air Force Reserve personnel.

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