433rd Maintenance Group

Photo of maintenance personnel working on C-5 landing gearThe 433rd Maintenance Group is responsible for all organizational-level maintenance and logistics support for all assigned C-5M aircraft. The group provides overall management, administration and policy oversight to the 433rd Aircraft Maintenance and 433rd Maintenance Squadrons.



Commander: Col. Thomas Albrecht 
Unit phone number: (210) 925-5656


Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Mission: The 433rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is responsible for performing on-equipment maintenance support to maintain the health of eight assigned C-5M aircraft enabling the fleet to meet operations training requirements and strategic airlift mission taskings. It trains assigned reserve personnel and maintains unit readiness to augment active duty gaining major command forces as required.

Commander: Maj. Nicholas Velazquez Jr.
Unit phone number: (210) 925-1487

Maintenance Squadron

Mission: The 433rd Maintenance Squadron provides essential on and off-equipment repair and support maintenance for all assigned C-5M aircraft. It maintains and operates aerospace ground equipment and fabricates structural components for aircraft and associated support systems. It is responsible for all home station check and refurbish inspections and intermediate maintenance to support local training and worldwide taskings as directed by the Air Mobility Command.

Commander: Maj. Yolanda Seals
Unit phone number: (210) 925-1779

Public Affairs

433rd AW Public Affairs Office
(210) 925-5194

Mailing address:
433 AW/PA
100 Galaxy Rd. Suite 202
Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, TX 78236-0112

Business hours:
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Unit Training Assembly weekends: 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Public Affairs Support Request:
Complete the Air Force Form 833, Multimedia Work Order. *This is a fillable form. It must be saved to the local computer and then opened in a PDF reader*.
Once the form is complete, email it to 433awpa@us.af.mil.

433rd AW Office/Phone Directory