The California Air National Guard Base in Fresno is home to the 144th Fighter Wing. The Federal Mission of the 144th Fighter Wing is to provide Air Superiority in support of worldwide joint operations as well as Air Defense
of the United States. Additionally, the wing provides agile combat support, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to combatant commanders around the globe. The Wing also provides a variety of homeland defense capabilities to U.S. NORTHCOM.
State Mission - The 144th Fighter Wing provides a variety of Defense Support
of Civil Authorities (DSCA) capabilities to the Governor of California.
Primary contributions include ready manpower, reconnaissance assets,
response to chemical, biological and radiological attacks, security,
medical, civil engineering and command and control.