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313th Air Expeditionary Wing
313th Air Expeditionary Wing - Emblem.png
313th Air Expeditionary Wing - Emblem
Active 19 March – 31 October 2011
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Part of United States Air Forces Africa (AFAFRICA), Seventeenth Air Force) (USAFE)
Garrison/HQ Moron Air Base, Spain

The 313th Air Expeditionary Wing (313 AEW) is a provisional unit of the United States Air Forces Africa (AFAFRICA), Seventeenth Air Force. It was last stationed at Moron Air Base, Spain.

History[edit | edit source]

The Wing was formed to support Operation Odyssey Dawn, a mission to enforce a no-fly zone put in place to protect the civilian population of Libya from 19-31 Mar 2011. Later, Operation Unified Protector which is the continuation of the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 of a no-fly zone over Libya.

It was composed of elements of active-duty and activated Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard units. The lineage and history of this provisional unit to the inactive 313th Tactical Airlift Wing is undetermined.

Known Components[edit | edit source]

Air Mobility[edit | edit source]

Air Refueling[edit | edit source]

Other[edit | edit source]

Note: Air Mobility Command (AMC): United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE); Air National Guard (ANG); Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

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