U.S.A.F. Wing Organization, 1957

(Slightly Updated 25 March 2014)

Bibliography:

A History of the United States Air Force: 1907-1957” as prepared by AIR FORCE Magazine and the USAF Historical Office in October 1957.

Medium Jet Bombardment Wing (SAC)

Wing Headquarters
       3 x Bomb Squadrons (15 B-47 Each) (77 Officers and 99 Airmen per squadron)
       1 x Air Refueling Squadron
       Periodic Maintenance Unit
       A&E Maintenance Unit
       Field Maintenance Unit
       Tactical Hospital Unit

Air Base Group Headquarters
       Air Police Squadron
       Food Service Squadron
       Operations Squadron
       Installations Squadron
       Motor Vehicle Squadron
       Supply Squadron

Combat Crew composition (Per Aircraft)
       2 x AOB Pilots
       1 x Aircraft Observer/Navigator/Bombardier

Total Wing Personnel:
       410 Officers, 2,243 airmen and 45 aircraft

Heavy Jet Bombardment Wing (SAC)

Wing Headquarters
       3 x Bomb Squadrons (15 B-52 Each) (173 Officers and 243 Airmen per squadron)
       1 x Air Refueling Squadron
       Periodic Maintenance Unit
       A&E Maintenance Unit
       Field Maintenance Unit
       Tactical Hospital Unit

Air Base Group Headquarters
       Air Police Squadron
       Food Service Squadron
       Operations Squadron
       Installations Squadron
       Motor Vehicle Squadron
       Supply Squadron

Combat Crew composition (Per Aircraft)
       2 x AOB Pilots (Officers)
       2 x Aircraft Observer/Navigator/Bombardiers (Officers)
       1 x Electronic Countermeasures Officer
       1 x Turret System Technician Gunner (Airman)

Total Wing Personnel
       703 Officers, 4,053 airmen and 45 aircraft

Fighter-Interceptor Wing (ADC)

Wing Headquarters

Combat Group Headquarters
       3 x Fighter-Interceptor Squadrons (25 F-106 Each) (52 Officers and 364 Airmen per squadron)

Maintenance and Supply Group Headquarters
       Field Maintenance Squadron
       Transportation Squadron
       Supply Squadron

Air Base Group Headquarters
       Air Police Squadron
       Communications Squadron
       Food Service Squadron
       Installations Squadron

Combat Crew composition (per Aircraft)
       1 x Officer Pilot

Total Wing Personnel
       274 Officers, 2,180 airmen and 75 aircraft

Fighter-Bomber Wing (TAC)

Wing Headquarters

Combat Group Headquarters
       3 x Fighter-Interceptor Squadrons (25 F-100D Each) (40 Officers and 197 Airmen per squadron)

Maintenance and Supply Group Headquarters
       Field Maintenance Squadron
       Transportation Squadron
       Supply Squadron

Air Base Group Headquarters
       Air Police Squadron
       Communications Squadron
       Food Service Squadron
       Installations Squadron

Combat Crew composition (per Aircraft)
       1 x Officer Pilot

Total Wing Personnel
       229 Officers, 1,600 airmen and 75 aircraft