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125th Fighter Wing


Mission: Provide air defense for the southeastern United States, from Charleston, South Carolina to the southern tip of Florida and across the Florida panhandle. The Wing maintains and flies F-15 fighters at Jacksonville International Airport. Simultaneously, the Wing performs a continuous 24-hour alert mission at its detached site located at Homestead Air Reserve Station standing ready to intercept unknown aircraft at any time.

Commander: Colonel Brian Bell

Vice Commander: Colonel Richard Coffey

Operations Group Commander: Colonel Matthew French

Mission Support Group Commander: Lt Col Loretta Lombard

Maintenance Group Commander: Colonel Robert Botkin

Detachment 1 Commander: Lt Col Scott Gilloon

Senior Enlisted: CCMSgt Kevin Souza



Location: Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, FL 32218-7933