924th Maintenance Squadron
Published February 24, 2016
924TH MAINTENANCE SQUADRON
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona
To maintain aircraft to facilitate the training, education, and mentoring of the world's finest attack pilots for the Combat Air Forces. To further develop the leaders, wingmen, and warriors at all ranks to meet the challenges of leading our service today and into our future while continuing to support Total Force Integration.
The mission of the 924th Maintenance Squadron (924 MXS) is to provide maintenance support to the A-10 Formal Training Units and host maintenance squadrons to produce A-10C student training sorties.
The 924th Maintenance Squadron provides superior maintenance to the unit-equipped 28 A-10C aircraft supporting the 47th Fighter Squadron’s Formal Training Unit that conducts training for pilot initial qualification, transition, and instructor qualification in the A-10C as well as three test aircraft for the Air National Guard / Air Force Reserve Command Test and Training Center (AATC) and Air Force Materiel Command’s (AFMC) 40th Flight Test Squadron Operating Location Alpha. The 924 MXS is both actively and classically associates with the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.
The 924 MXS is authorized full- and part-time maintenance positions and also has 40 Active Duty maintainers on their team. The average maintenance experience for personnel assigned to the unit is 10 years. Full-time or Air Reserve Technician (ART) maintainers have integrated into the squadrons of the 355th Maintenance Group and are currently working in over twenty Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) supporting all aircraft maintenance operations. Personnel from the 924 MXS are leading from the front in both local and community service supporting outreach programs, educational, and mentoring programs in both military and civilian capacity exemplifying the Air Force’s Core Values of Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
The 924 MXS was established on Jan. 1, 2011 when it stood up alongside the 45th Fighter Squadron and 924th Fighter Group. The unit began as a classic associate in 2011 to the 355th Fighter Wing and went to the largest Maintenance Squadron in 10th Air Force owning more aircraft than any fighter organization in 2014. The 924 MXS provides highly qualified and trained maintenance personnel sharing resources (aircraft/tools/vehicles, etc.) with its host – the 355th Fighter Wing.