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10th Air Base Wing

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Col. Christopher J. Leonard
10 ABW Commander

Phone: (719) 333-1010
DSN: 333-1010

MISSION: The 10th Air Base Wing provides the medical and mission platforms that forge generations of leaders, deliver military readiness, and provide full-spectrum community supporting programs with elevated excellence. The 10th ABW is the host wing for the Air Force Academy and provides quality support to enhance the education and development of more than 4,000 future Air Force leaders. The wing is also responsible for medical, engineering, logistics, communications, personnel, services, security and other key support for more than 25,000 military and civilian personnel. The 10th ABW preserves and improves a $3.5 billion base infrastructure and operates a regional medical infrastructure serving four U.S. Air Force installations.

HISTORY The 10th ABW first stood up as the 73rd Observation Group, activated in Harrisburg, Pa., on Aug. 21, 1941. The group was redesignated twice and moved three times until, in December 1943, it became the 10th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance), stationed at Key Field, Miss.
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10th Air Base Wing Leadership

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Col. Melisssa Youderian

Vice Commander
Phone: (719) 333-1010
DSN: 333-1010
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Chief Master Sgt.Matthew R.D. King

Command Chief
Phone: (719) 333-1010
DSN: 333-1010
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Col. William A. Sullivan

10 MSG Commander
Phone: (719) 333-0003
DSN: 333-0003
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Col. Thomas W. Stamp

10 MDG Commander
Phone: (719) 333-5101
DSN: 333-5101

Contact Information

10th Air Base Wing
8034 Edgerton Drive, Suite 200
USAF Academy, CO 80840-2201
Phone: (719) 333-1015
E-mail: 10th Air Base Wing