10th Mission Support Group

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Provide timely, quality support to enhance the education and development of future Air Force leaders, the installation and quality of life of personnel.

The 10th Mission Support Group provides the highest possible quality support to enhance the education and development of more than 4,000 future Air Force leaders. The 10th MSG is responsible for civil engineering; morale, welfare and recreation programs; military and civilian personnel; communications and computers; security forces; transportation, supply and contracting support for more than 14,000 military and civilian personnel. The group also preserves and improves a $3.5-billion base infrastructure.

The 10th MSG was initially established as the 10th Airdrome Group at Pope Field, later Pope Air Force Base, Nov. 14, 1947, and disestablished on Aug. 27, 1948. The 10th MSG was consolidated on Oct. 1, 1948, with the 10th Air Base Group, which was activated Aug. 25, 1948, and inactivated April 1, 1949.

The group was activated again at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 10, 1952, and relocated to Royal Air Force Alconbury, England, Aug. 25, 1959.

The group was redesignated as the 10th Combat Support Group Feb. 15, 1962 and then as the 10th Support Group March 31, 1993. The group was again inactivated Nov. 1, 1994.

The 10th Support Group was activated at the U.S. Air Force Academy March 11, 2002, and was redesignated the 10th Mission Support Group.