F-16 Units

USAF Air Combat Command


 
20 FW Shaw AFB , South Carolina 'SW'
Status:
Active
55 FS "Fightin' Fifty Fifth"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 50
Role: Attack, SEAD
Tailband: Blue & White (checkerboard)
 
77 FS "Gamblers"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 50
Role: Multirole, SEAD
Tailband: Red
 
78 FS "Bushmasters"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 50
Role: Attack
Tailband: Yellow (with a red and black snake)
Disbanded on June 30th, 2003.
 
79 FS "Tigers"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 50
Role: Multirole, SEAD
Tailband: Orange (with black tiger stripes)
 
 
23 FW Pope AFB , North Carolina 'FT'
Status:
Converted
74 FS "Flying Tigers"
Status:
Converted
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Blue (with white stars and number 74)
Converted to the A-10A in 1996.
 
 
27 FW Cannon AFB , New Mexico 'CC'
Status:
Disbanded
428 FS "Buccaneers"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 52
Role: Training
Tailband: Black & Red
Training Singaporean F-16 pilots. Disbanded on July 6th, 2005.
 
522 FS "Fireballs"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 50
Role: Multirole, SEAD
Tailband: Red
Disbanded on December 21st, 2007.
 
523 FS "Crusaders"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 30
Role: Attack
Tailband: Blue
Disbanded on May 23rd, 2007.
 
524 FS "Hounds"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Yellow
Disbanded on August 30th, 2007.
 
 
31 FW Homestead AFB , Florida 'ZF'/'HS'
Status:
Disbanded
306 TFS "The Gunners"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16A/B block 15
Role: Attack
Tailband: Gold
Disbanded on October 1st, 1986.
 
307 FS "Stingers"
Status:
Moved
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Red
Moved to the 347th FW due to hurricane Andrew in 1992.
 
308 FS "Emerald Knights"
Status:
Moved
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Green & White (checkerboard)
Moved to the 347th FW due to hurricane Andrew in 1992.
 
309 FS "Ducks"
Status:
Moved
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Blue & White
Moved to the 363rd FW due to hurricane Andrew in 1992.
 
 
53 W Eglin AFB , Florida 'OT'
Status:
Active
82 ATRS
Status:
Active
(Details)
Version: QF-16A/C block 15/25/30
Role: Aerial Target
Tailband: Orange (overall)
Wears no tail code and is based out of Tyndall AFB but is under the 53rd Wing.
 
85 TES "Skulls"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 40/50
Role: Testing
Tailband: Black & White (checkerboard)
 
422 TES "Green Bats"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 42/52
Role: Testing
Tailband: Green & Black
Wears either an 'OT' or 'WA' tail code and is based out of Nellis AFB but is under the 53rd Wing.
 
 
57 FW Nellis AFB , Nevada 'WA'
Status:
Active
16 WPS "Tomahawks"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 42/52
Role: Training
Tailband: Yellow & Black (checkerboard)
 
64 AGRS "Aggressors"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C block 25/32
Role: Aggressor
Tailband: Yellow & Black (checkerboard)
 
414 CTS "Aggressors"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 32/52
Role: Aggressor
Tailband: Yellow & Black (checkerboard)
Disbanded in February of 2003.
 
Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 52
Role: Demonstrations
Tailband: N/A
 
 
79 TEG Eglin AFB , Florida 'OT'
Status:
Wing Re-Numbered
85 TES "Skulls"
Status:
Wing Re-Numbered
Version: F-16A/C/D
Role: Operational Test & Evaluation
Tailband: Black & White (checkerboard)
Wing was re-numbered 53rd Wg.
 
4485 TS "Wildcats"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16A/B/C block 1/5/10/15/25
Role: Testing
Tailband: Black & White (checkerboard)
Redesignated 85th TES on December 1st, 1991.
 
 
347 FW Moody AFB , Georgia 'MY'
Status:
Converted
68 FS "Lightning Lancers"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Red
Disbanded on April 30th, 2001.
 
69 FS "Werewolves"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Black
Disbanded on April 30th, 2001.
 
70 FS "White Knights"
Status:
Converted
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Black & White (checkerboard)
Converted to the A-10A in March of 1995.
 
307 FS "Stingers"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Red
Disbanded on August 31st, 1995.
 
308 FS "Emerald Knights"
Status:
Moved
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Green & White (checkerboard)
Moved to the 56th FW on April 1st, 1994.
 
 
363 FW Shaw AFB , South Carolina 'SW'
Status:
Disbanded
17 FS "Hooters"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 42
Role: Attack
Tailband: White
Disbanded on December 31st, 1993.
 
19 FS "Gamecocks"
Status:
Converted
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 42
Role: Attack
Tailband: Yellow
Converted to F-15C/D on January 1st, 1994.
 
33 FS "Falcons"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16C/D block 42
Role: Attack
Tailband: Black
Disbanded on November 15th, 1993.
 
309 FS "Ducks"
Status:
Moved
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Blue & White
Moved to the 56th FW on April 1st, 1994.
 
 
366 FW Mountain Home AFB , Idaho 'MO'
Status:
Converted
389 FS "Thunderbolts"
Status:
Converted
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 52
Role: Multirole, SEAD
Tailband: Red (with yellow thunderbolt)
Converted to the F-15E on March 16th, 2007.
 
 
388 FW Hill AFB , Utah 'HL'
Status:
Active
4 FS "Fightin' Fuujins"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Yellow (with a skull and black lightning bolt)
Flew last flight with the F-16 May 31, 2016 in preparation with conversion to the F-35A.
 
16 TFS "Tomahawks"
Status:
Disbanded
Version: F-16A/B block 15
Role: Attack
Tailband: Yellow & Black (checkerboard)
Disbanded on June 30th, 1986 and moved to the 57th Wing upon activation on February 3rd, 2003.
 
34 FS "Rams"
Status:
Disbanded
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Attack
Tailband: Red
Disbanded on July 16th, 2010.
 
421 FS "Black Widows"
Status:
Active
Details
Version: F-16C/D block 40
Role: Air Defense, Attack
Tailband: Black
 
 
474 TFW Nellis AFB , Nevada 'NA'
Status:
Disbanded
428 TFS "Buccaneers"
Status:
Disbanded
Version: F-16A/B block 10
Role: Air Defense, Attack
Tailband: Blue
Disbanded on June 30th, 1989 and moved to the 27th Wing upon activation on November 12th, 1998.
 
429 TFS "Black Falcons"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16A/B block 10
Role: Air Defense, Attack
Tailband: Yellow
Disbanded in September of 1989.
 
430 TFS "Tigers"
Status:
Disbanded
(Details)
Version: F-16A/B block 10
Role: Air Defense, Attack
Tailband: Red
Disbanded in September of 1989.