U.S. Air Force Fact Sheet
50th MSG

The 50th Mission Support Group is a component of 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The group was activated Jan. 30, 1992. 


The group's mission is to provide security, civil engineering, fire protection, medical response, personnel and services support to Schriever AFB personnel. 50th MSG manages $625 million in support of 20 base agencies, 15 geographically separated units, more than 4,800 people worldwide and the $8.2 billion Air Force Satellite Control Network. The group plans and develops future base growth with city, county, state and federal officials.


The group is comprised of four squadrons, one division and one flight: 50th Civil Engineer Squadron, 50th Security Forces Squadron, 50th Mission Support Squadron, 50th Contracting Squadron, Services Division and 50th Logistics Readiness Flight.


50th MSG was originally activated as the 50th Air Base Group, Otis AFB, Mass., on June 1, 1949. The group moved with the 50th Fighter Wing to Clovis AFB, N.M. The wing packed up and headed to Hahn Air Base, Germany in 1953. The group moved with the wing from Hahn AB to Toul-Rosieres AB, France, for a short stay. They returned to Hahn AB in 1959, and called it home for the next 32 years. When the Cold War ended, Hahn AB closed and the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing, along with the 50th Combat Support Group inactivated on Sept. 30, 1991. When the Air Force decided to activate the 50th at Falcon AFB, Colo., they also activated the group as the 50th Support Group on Jan. 30, 1992.