The 148th Fighter Wing

Located in Duluth, Minn., the 148th Fighter Wing is one of only two Air National Guard wings tasked to provide Suppression of Enemy Air Defense (SEAD) support for our nation. The unit flies the Block 50 F-16CM, Fighting Falcon, the newest and most capable F-16 in the U.S. Air Force Fleet.

 Wing Commander: Colonel Chris Blomquist

 Vice Wing Commander: Colonel Troy Havener

 Command Chief: Chief Lisa Erikson

 Click name for most recent biography. Current as of October 2018.

Headquarters

  • Antiterrorism
  • Command Post
  • Chaplain Section
  • Financial Management
  • Inspector General
  • Judge Advocate General
  • Military Equal Opportunity
  • Public Affairs
  • Wing Safety

Mission Support Group

  • Civil Engineering Squadron
  • Communications Squadron
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • Military Personnel Flight
  • Secruity Forces Squadron
  • Services Flight

Operations Group

  • 179th Fighter Squadron
  • Operations Support Flight
  • Intelligence
  • Life Support

Maintenance Group

  • Maintenance HQ Group Staff
  • Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Maintenance Squadron
  • Maintenance Operations Flight

Medical Group

  • Bio Environmental
  • Environmental Management Office
  • Medical Administration
  • Nursing Services
  • Public Health