172nd Operations Group - Leadership

Commander Group Chief First Sergeant
Col. John L. Wilkinson Chief Master Sgt. Allen W. Randall Master Sgt. Deidri R. Reliford


172d Operations Group - About Us

The mission of the 172nd Operations Group is to train and supply mission ready tactical airlift and aero-medical aircrews for state, national and global contingencies. Included with the lethality of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, the group hosts an array of aircrew members, as well as flight doctors, nurses and medical administrative staff who can fly at a moments notice in support of state and federal missions. Subordinate units include:

  • 183d Airlift Squadron (AS)
  • 183d Air Evacuation Squadron (AES)
  • 172d Airlift Control Flight (ACF)
  • 172d Operations Support Flight (OSF)
  • 255th Air Control Squadron (ACS) - GSU