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National Guard Space Operations

Provide Ready & Relevant National Guard Space Forces

National Guard Space forces, Ready, Relevant & Aligned as the premier reserve component to meet USSF & GCC warfighting requirements, and to support their states’ citizens in their time of need.

National Guard Space Mission Facts
  • The Air National Guard has been conducting space missions for over 25 years.
  • Only unit-equipped combat reserve component to the United States Space Force.
  • The nation’s primary surge-to-war reserve component space forces resides in 14 units, across 7 States (AK, CA, CO, FL, HI, NY, OH) and 1 Territory (GU).
  • 1,000+ Airmen make up 11% of Space Force professionals.
  • ANG operates the nation’s only survivable and endurable strategic missile warning / nuclear detection capability.
  • ANG provides the nation’s strategic missile warning on the High Frontier.
  • ANG provides 60% of the Space Force’s offensive space electronic warfare deployable capabilities.
Space Operations States and Units
AK 213 Space Warning Sq
148 Space Operations Sq
216 Space Control Sq
234 Intelligence Sq – OL-A
233 Space Group
137 Space Warning Sq
138 Space Control Sq
233 Space Communications Sq
233 Security Forces Sq*
233 Logistics Readiness FLt*
233 Space Group - DET 1
114 Space Control Sq
GU Space Control Sq
HI Space Control Sq
New York
222 Command & Control Sq
126 Intelligence Sq