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Posted 8/7/2013 Printable Fact Sheet

Providing civil engineering, communications, contracting, logistics readiness, mission support, security forces, and services.

6th Civil Engineer Squadron
Provides explosive ordnance disposal, emergency management and air base operability, environmental quality, fire protection and rescue and housing services for the 6th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Joint Communication Support Element, Marine Corps Forces Central Command, 927th Air Reserve Wing and 33 other tenant units; with a base population of 19,000. Plans, programs, designs, constructs, operates and maintains 671 base facilities, totaling over 4.7 million square feet, on a 5,700-acre installation valued at over $4.2 billion. In November, 1999, the 6th CES was converted to a contractor operation. AKIMA is currently serving as the prime contractor and IAP is the prime subcontractor to AKIMA.

6th Communications Squadron
Provide world class communications, airfield and conference support to the 6 AMW, two combatant commands and 36 other mission partners while training and equipping communications professionals to support deployments worldwide.

6th Contracting Squadron
Executes over $1 billion in contracting support to the 6th AMW, USCENTCOM, USSOCOM, JCSE, MARCENT, 927th ARW and 34 other mission partners. Provides global contingency contracting support and awards multi-million dollar complex computer equipment, supplies, construction, services and utilities contracts to maintain combat readiness and sustainability worldwide.

Contracting Flights
Specialized Flight - Commodity and IT purchases, USCENTCOM, USSOCOM and JCSE.
Plans and Programs Flight - Computer operations, LAN management, Avon Park range, government purchase card and quality assurance evaluation programs.
Base Support Flight - Wing and staff agency support (communications, security, medical, and maintenance).
Performance Management Flight - Base and civil engineering support services and construction.

6th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Provides supply, fuels, air and ground transportation, vehicle management and contingency plans in support of generation and mobility of strategic forces employed in support of conventional roles and operational plan operations. Additionally we guarantee base support for 54 flag officers and active duty and reserve members within 38 mission partners.

6th Force Support Squadron
Provides personnel, manpower, hospitality, fitness center, education, recreation and family support to more than 8,100 multi-service active duty personnel and 4,000 civilians assigned to the 6th AMW, USCENTCOM, USSOCOM and 36 other mission partners in addition to supporting approximately 12,000 dependents and 250,000 retirees and their families. The facilities generate over $13M in annual non appropriated funds (NAF) sales.

6th Security Forces Squadron
The 6th Security Forces Squadron is responsible for providing force protection, physical security, law enforcement, combat arms training and police services to the AMW, USCENTCOM, USSOCOM, JCSE, MARCENT, 927th ARW and 33 other mission partners

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