552 ACW leadership visits remote unit
By Staff Sgt. Roy Lynch, 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
/ Published February 25, 2014
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho --
Leadership from the 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., visited and talked with Airmen from its geographically separated unit, the 726th Air Control Squadron, here Feb. 5-6.
U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Bickley, 552nd ACW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Avery Woolridge, 552nd ACW command chief, toured the 726th ACS to help the command chief familiarize himself with the unit's operations.
The 726th ACS, also known as "Hardrock", is one of three USAF active-duty control and reporting centers, which are responsible for mobile, decentralized command and control of joint operations by conducting threat warning, battle management, theater missile defense, weapons control, combat identification and strategic communications.