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FACTSHEET | June 1, 2022

89th Airlift Wing

The 89th Airlift Wing (89th AW) is one of 17 Air Force active duty wings assigned to Air Mobility Command (AMC) and is a tenant unit based at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. The 89th AW provides global Special Air Mission airlift, logistics, aerial port and communications for the president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military and elected leaders as tasked by the White House, Air Force chief of staff and AMC.
Advancing national interests by delivering diplomacy…safe, comfortable, reliable, connected, and protected.
“Perfection is our standard!”
  1. Execute the Mission
  • Carrying out and safeguarding the execution of our mission in all domains, across contested environments, while innovating to meet future requirements and challenges.
  1. SAM Fox Airmen
  • Deliberate development and professional growth of every Airman into leaders of the present and future.
  1. Strengthen Relationships
  • Building and fostering partnerships in our unit, with our fellow base tenants and among our foreign allies that develop into meaningful relationships.
  1. Executive Airlift Transformation
  • This priority is our end state. If performed correctly, our priorities of Execute the Mission, SAM Fox Airman, and Strengthen Relationships will transform the Executive Airlift enterprise to address the challenges of tomorrow.