62nd Operations Group

62nd Operations Group unit patchThe 62d Operations Group encompasses more than 730 active duty military and civilian personnel across four squadrons and a broad spectrum of specialties. In partnership with the 446th OG, the 62d OG operates a fleet of 40 C-17A Globemaster III aircraft worth over $6 billion. Their operational mission focuses primarily on the support of worldwide combat airlift, humanitarian airlift and airdrop operations. The group has the distinction of being the only Prime Nuclear Airlift Force in support of the Department of Defense and Department of Energy. Additionally, the 62d OG supports the National Science Foundation through the U.S. Antarctic Program. The group also provides support services critical to airlift operations including airfield management and control, aircrew flight equipment, weather forecasting, intelligence, tactics, and aircrew training.


Trained, Ready, and Postured to Fight and Win in All Domains


Develop and Maintain Combat-Ready Airmen to Deliver Global Airlift


Prime Nuclear Airlift Force Excellence
Execute Today's Global Airlift Mission
Develop Airmen to Win Any Fight, Any Time
Maintain a Culture of Dignity and Respect


62 OG Commander official photo with American flag background

Col. Patrick K. McClintock
62nd Operations Group

62 OG Commander official photo with American flag background

CMSgt. James L. Cromwell
62nd Operations Group

Contact Us

62nd Operations Group
100 Col Joe Jackson Blvd. St. 2068
JBLM, W.A. 98438

DSN: 382-5631
Comm: (253) 982-5631