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621 Contingency Response Wing (AMC)

621 Contingency Response Wing

621 Contingency Response Wing

Lineage.  Established as 621 Air Mobility Operations Group on 24 Jun 1994.  Activated on 22 Jul 1994.  Redesignated as 621 Contingency Response Wing on 1 Mar 2005.

Assignments.  Twenty-First Air Force (later, 21 Expeditionary Mobility Task Force), 22 Jul 1994; United States Air Force Expeditionary Center, 19 Mar 2012.


Stations.  McGuire AFB, NJ, 22 Jul 1994-.


Commanders.  Col Gary J. Machovina, 22 Jul 1994; Col Robert L. McDaniel, 10 Apr 1996; Col Thomas C. Janisse, 12 Feb 1998; Col Peter C. Losi, 22 Jun 1998; Col Kip L. Self, 23 Jun 2000; Col Gregory P. Cook, 14 Jun 2002; Col Murrell F. Stinette, 17 Nov 2003; Col John R. Ranck Jr., 1 Mar 2005; Col Robert W. Swisher, 7 Apr 2006; Col Steven W. Bernard, 14 Jul 2006; Col Brian E. O’Connor, 22 Aug 2008; Col Chris B. Patterson, 17 Aug 2010; Col Martin A. Chapin, 28 Jun 2012; Col James A. Copher,  24 Jul 2014; Col Charles R. Henderson, 29 Jun 2016-.


Service Streamers.  Global War on Terrorism: GWOT-S. 


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Oct 2011-30 Sep 2012; 1 Oct 2016-30 Sep 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 22 Jul 1994-21 Jul 1995; 22 Jul 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003; 1 Oct 2003-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2004-30 Sep 2005; 1 Oct 2005-30 Sep 2006; 1 Jun 2006-30 Sep 2007; 1 Oct 2007-30 Sep 2008; 1 Oct 2008-30 Sep 2009; 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2010;

1 Oct 2010-30 Sep 2011; 1 Oct 2012-30 Sep 2014; 1 Oct 2014-30 Sep 2015; 1 Oct 2015-30 Sep 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 5 Jun 2018.


Supersedes statement prepared on 23 May 2017.


Emblem.  Approved on 29 Aug 1994; recent rendition approved 18 Jan 2006.


Prepared by James M. Musser.


Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.