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624th Regional Support Group

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The 624th Regional Support Group (624 RSG) is headquartered in Hawaii, on the island of Oahu, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The Group is one of two Air Force Reserve groups stationed in the Pacific Area of Responsibility and reports directly to the 4th Air Force, which is headquartered at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. The 624 RSG is the largest Air Force Reserve presence in the Pacific.

Vision


Pacific Warriors serving to Protect, Defend and Support our Global Freedom anytime, anywhere

Mission

Provide World-wide Combat-ready Reserve Citizen Airmen to Answer our Nation’s Call

Resources

The 624th Regional Support Group provides combatant commanders nearly 700 combat-ready Airmen who specialize in aerial port, aeromedical staging and civil engineering operations for worldwide employment. The 44th Aerial Port Squadron, which directly falls under the 624th RSG, is the largest Aerial Port Squadron in the Air Force Reserve Command.

Most RSG members are traditional reservists who serve in the military on a part-time basis, participating in a minimum of one weekend a month and two-weeks of annual training each year. The full-time staff consists of approximately 30 Air Reserve Technicians or Active Guard/Reserve personnel and civilians.

Hawaii-based organizations

624th RSG Headquarters Staff,, located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, includes the Directorate of Personnel Management, Family Readiness, Cyberoperations, Plans and Programs, Logistics Readiness, Safety and Public Affairs. Provides a full complement of services to both ready reserve members and the retired military community.

The Force Support Operations,located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, consists of personnel management, training and education, airman and family readiness, cyberoperations, logistics readiness, and material management. These Airman provide personnel support to thousands of airman, families, and retirees in Hawaii and Guam. The cyberoperations professionals provide RSG staff and units with communications technical expertise, administrative and records management, hardware and software support, and cybersecurity.

48th Aerial Port Squadron -- located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, deploys qualified personnel to provide air terminal operations worldwide in support of contingency operations, exercises, unit moves, and foreign humanitarian relief or disaster operations. The squadron provides expertise in all areas of air terminal operations to include aircraft loading, cargo processing and inspecting, passenger services, aircraft fleet services and aerial port command and control.

Peacetime mission: Train personnel to provide sustained expeditionary support of aerial port operations at established, fixed and/or non-fixed terminals.

Wartime mission: Deploy resources in support of Air Mobility Command for contingencies or other higher headquarters-directed operations


624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron -- located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is comprised of personnel with a wide variety of medical Air Force Specialty Codes. The squadron’s professionals provide medical support for the entire 624 RSG, ensuring oversight of individual health and medical readiness. The 624 ASTS deploys qualified personnel to provide personnel and equipment necessary for patient movement required worldwide. The squadron’s personnel support worldwide operations, including exercises, humanitarian relief and disaster response operations.

Peacetime: Train unit members to ensure full wartime mission capability; provide physical exams, immunizations, and occupational safety support to assigned 624th RSG personnel.

Wartime: Activate and staff a 50-bed Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility in deployed locations and/or deploy a Critical Care Air Transport Team in support of Air Mobility Command.


624th Civil Engineer -- , located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is comprised of three PRIME BEEF teams, seven Firefighting teams and one Readiness team. The squadron is capable of rapid deployment worldwide to construct and maintain airfield facilities, provide firefighting support, and coordinate planning for any disasters.

Peacetime mission: Train and equip personnel for rapid deployment worldwide and to meet all contingency requirements to include Prime BEEF responsibilities.

Wartime mission: Provide U.S. Pacific Command and combatant commanders with skilled personnel and necessary assets to prepare and sustain installations on a global basis; maintain airfield facilities; and provide fire-fighting support.

44th Aerial Port Squadron --  located at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, deploys qualified personnel to provide air terminal operations worldwide in support of contingency operations, exercises, unit moves, and foreign humanitarian relief or disaster operations. The squadron provides expertise in all areas of air terminal operations to include aircraft loading, cargo processing and inspecting, passenger services, aircraft fleet services and aerial port command and control.

Peacetime: Train personnel to provide sustained expeditionary support of aerial port operations at established, fixed and/or non-fixed terminals.

Wartime: Deploy resources in support of Air Mobility Command for contingencies or other higher headquarters-directed operations.


624th Aerospace Medicine Squadron -- located at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, provides medical support to Air Force Reserve organizations to ensure wartime readiness. The squadron deploys qualified medical professionals in support of Aerospace Expeditionary rotations worldwide.

Peacetime: Train personnel to ensure full wartime mission capability; provide physical exams and immunizations to 624 RSG units in Guam.

Wartime: Activate and staff a 50-bed Aeromedical Staging Facility in place or in a deployed location in support of Air Mobility Command.


624th RSG Operating Location-Alpha (OL-A) -- Provides Group-level support and on-site Safety and Administrative support for 624 RSG units in Guam.

Lineage and Accomplishments

The 624th Regional Support Group officially stood up on January 01, 2002. Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command formed the 624 RSG, which was formally Det. 1, reporting to the 604th Regional Support Group.

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; 2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2006-2007

The 48th Aerial Port Squadron was constituted on January 29, 1973. Activated on July 01, 1973 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. and assigned to the Western Air Force Reserve Region. The 48th APS was later assigned to the 349th Military Airlift Wing (Associate), (later, 349th Airlift Wing (Associate)) on Aug. 1, 1973. The squadron moved to Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, on July 1, 1975. It was assigned to the 349th Operations Group on Aug. 1, 1992. The Squadron was assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group on Jan. 1, 2002 and remains in that assignment to the present day.

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; 1996-1998, 2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2006-2007

The 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron officially stood up on Jan. 1, 2002. Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command formed the 624 ASTS from Det. 1, 604th Aeromedical Staging Squadron.

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; 2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2006-2007

The 624th Civil Engineer Squadron was constituted on Sept. 9, 1994 and activated in the Air Force Reserve on Oct. 1, 1994. Assignments include the 512th Support Group on Oct. 1, 1994, and the 622nd Regional Support Group from Jan. 1, 1995 to Dec. 31, 1995. The squadron was re-activated and assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group on Jan. 1, 2002 and remains in that assignment to the present day.

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; 2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2006-2007

The 624th Aerospace Medicine Squadron officially stood up on Nov. 1, 2011. Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command formed the 624th AMDS from the 724th Aeromedical Staging Flight, which had been assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group. The 724th Aeromedical Staging Flight was inactivated on Nov. 1, 2011.

The 44th Aerial Port Squadron traces its lineage back to 1964. Constituted 944 Aerial Port Flight, it was activated on Jan. 28, 1964. The Squadron organized in the Air Force Reserve on Feb. 15, 1964. The 944 APF was inactivated on Jan. 1, 1977, and was later re-designated the 44th Aerial Port Squadron on Dec. 16, 1981. It was activated in the Air Force Reserve shortly after on Jan. 1, 1982. The Squadron was assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group on Jan. 1, 2002 and remains in that assignment to the present day.

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; 1992-1994, 1994-1995, 1996-1998, 2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2006-2007

Aerial Port Unit of the Year, 2006

Point of Contact

624th Regional Support Group, Executive to the Commander, 290 Vickers Avenue Bldg. 1050, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, 96853-5272, DSN 449-7232 or Commercial (808) 449-7232.

Last updated: January 2017