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97th Communications Squadron

97th Communications Squadron

97th Communications Squadron

The 97th Communications Squadron includes more than 60 personnel in 11 career fields assigned to the Operations Flight, Plans and Resources Flight, Cyber Mission Defense Team and Commander's Support Staff. The 97 CS is responsible for command, control, communications, and computers (C4) systems, operating and maintaining a $25 million network infrastructure and client support, enabling core services for more than 6,000 users, across the 97th Air Mobility Wing, one wing staff agency, five groups, 16 squadrons and two tenant units. The squadron develops and implements Information Technology solutions, and provides knowledge management, information assurance, and communications security functions in support of the only KC-46 Pegasus, C-17 Globemaster III, KC-135 Stratotanker pilot training school in the Air Force. In addition, the 97CS manages an average of $8 million in C4 upgrades each year and ensures land and air-to-ground communications in direct support of 11 missions systems, 10 Program Management Office systems and three mission platforms operations.

(Current as of April 2019)