U.S. Air Force Fact Sheet|
50TH MISSION SUPPORT GROUP|
The 50th Mission Support Group is a component
of 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The group was
activated Jan. 30, 1992.
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.
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.
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.