355 Fighter Wing Command Post

Staff Sgt. Claire Amirault, 355th Fighter Wing Command Post, fills out the checklist after having a notification of an innocent that happened off base. The checklist is used to make sure all the personnel that need to know are contacted. The command post is responsible for communicating with the base to make sure all units get the information needed throughout the base and the chain of command. (Photo By USAF: Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins)

Staff Sgt. Claire Amirault, 355th Fighter Wing Command Post, fills out the checklist after having a notification of an innocent that happened off base. The checklist is used to make sure all the personnel that need to know are contacted. The command post is responsible for communicating with the base to make sure all units get the information needed throughout the base and the chain of command. (Photo By USAF: Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins)

Senior Airman Melissa Rice, 355th Fighter Wing Command Post, makes the call to alert the necessary units to make sure they are able to respond if necessary. The command post is responsible for communicating with the base to make sure all units get the information needed throughout the base and the chain of command. (Photo By USAF: Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins)

Senior Airman Melissa Rice, 355th Fighter Wing Command Post, makes the call to alert the necessary units to make sure they are able to respond if necessary. The command post is responsible for communicating with the base to make sure all units get the information needed throughout the base and the chain of command. (Photo By USAF: Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins)

Staff Sgt. Trudy Medina (left) and Senior Airman Shayla Grant (right), 355th Fighter Wing Command Post, call  the chain of command after getting a simulated phone call of an individual getting a DUI off base and going through their checklist to make sure everyone gets notified.  The Airmen that all work in the Command Post gets a lot of training to make sure in a real world emergency they are prepared for what can or would happen.  The command post is responsible for communicating with the base to make sure all the units get the information needed throughout the base and the chain of command.  (Photo By USAF: Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins)

Staff Sgt. Trudy Medina (left) and Senior Airman Shayla Grant (right), 355th Fighter Wing Command Post, call the chain of command after getting a simulated phone call of an individual getting a DUI off base and going through their checklist to make sure everyone gets notified. The Airmen that all work in the Command Post gets a lot of training to make sure in a real world emergency they are prepared for what can or would happen. The command post is responsible for communicating with the base to make sure all the units get the information needed throughout the base and the chain of command. (Photo By USAF: Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins)


Unit:
355 Fighter Wing Command Post

Motto/Slogan/Nickname:
Motto: Alert-Direct-Report

Mission:
The 355th FW CP is the wing commander's 24/7 operations center; his eyes and ears to the entire installation. The command post emergency actions cell monitors emergency response activity, base law enforcement, and responds to emergency action messages and readiness condition changes from higher headquarters. We process quick reaction checklists for local emergencies, command and control requirements and conduct operational reporting. During higher states of readiness and in times of emergencies the command post is combined with the 355th FW battle staff and its support battle staff, fully activating Davis-Monthan's crisis response and management capability. It is our duty to keep the 355th FW leadership informed with vital information necessary to conduct the wings mission.

Vision Statement:
Provide accurate and complete information to senior leadership with minimal time delay, submit operation reports to higher headquarters with 100 percent accuracy, launch NORAD assets against potential airborne threats, and train and equip our airmen with the skills needed for future success.

Members:
The command post is comprised of 17 Emergency Action Controllers.

Recent Accomplishments:
- 2006-2008 Deployed several controllers to support the Global War on Terror for operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom

- 2007 CP received an Excellent rating on the ACC operation readiness inspection

- 2007 CP received an Excellent rating on the NORAD IG inspection