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433rd Mission Support Group

Photo of Aerial Porters securing cargo inside a C-5.


The 433rd Mission Support Group provides diversified support for the wing. The group provides overall command and staff management to the 433rd Force Support, 433rd Civil Engineer, 433rd Security Forces, 433rd Logistics Readiness, 26th Aerial Port, and 74th Aerial Port Squadrons. 

Commander: Col. Jeanne E. Bisesi
Unit phone number: (210) 925-7842

26th Aerial Port Squadron

Mission: The mission of the 26th Aerial Port Squadron is to mobilize and deploy quality trained personnel with serviceable equipment to establish a stand-alone aerial port or to provide aerial port augmentation at ports of embarkation or debarkation anywhere in the world.

Commander: Lt. Col. Eric L. Chancellor
Unit phone number: (210) 925-6869

74th Aerial Port Squadron

Mission: The mission of the 74th Aerial Port Squadron is to provide the best aerial port, commander support and logistics readiness combat ready forces.

Commander: Lt. Col. Kristen B. Fowler
Unit phone number: (210) 925-2002

Civil Engineer Squadron

\Mission: The 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron is a professional organization of highly skilled engineers working together to complete all mission taskings safely and efficiently while exceeding performance standards. It provides direct combat support of the Air Force Operational Forces by deploying postured Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) teams worldwide to accomplish mission tasking which include force bed down, construction management, operations and maintenance, base recovery after attack, readiness and emergency management and fire protection. It also supports essential explosive ordnance warfighting requirements at in route and stateside bases, ranges and aerial ports.

Commander: Maj. Jaimie L. "Leigh" Barker
Unit phone number: (210) 925-3278

Force Support Squadron

Mission: The 433rd Force Support Squadron ensures readiness through programs supporting Airmen and family care, information technology, personnel support and training, recreation and fitness, esprit de corps and quality of life for the 433rd Airlift Wing in peacetime. It also prepares and deploys expeditionary combat support forces and supports a full range of military operations in the following areas: Military Personnel, Food Service, Lodging, Mortuary Affairs, Fitness, Recreation, Airman and Family Readiness, Education and Training and Communications in wartime.

Commander: Maj. Thanya A. Martinez
Unit phone number: (210) 925-8235

Logistics Readiness Squadron

Mission: The 433rd Logistics Readiness Squadron contains 120 Airmen in eight diverse Air Force career fields, who specialize in deployment planning, supply chain operations, fuels and transportation management. The unit's wartime mission is to provide contingency operations, supply, fuels and transportation as well as redeployment actions to bring warfighters home.

Commander: Lt. Col. Brian A. Angell
Unit phone number: (210) 925-1091

Security Forces Squadron

Mission: The 433rd Security Forces Squadron trains unit members to meet wartime mission requirements while providing support assistance to its active duty counterparts. It deploys security forces personnel to provide Air Base defense, physical security, law enforcement and resource protection missions in any climate or location.

Commander: Maj. Mark Howard
Unit phone number: (210) 925-7854

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

433rd AW Office/Phone Directory