United States Forces – Iraq Major Units

United States Division – North

USD-N is responsible for the area including the cities of Balad, Kirkuk, Tikrit, Mosul, and Samarra. USD-N is headquartered by the 4th Infantry Division.


United States Division – Center

USD-C is headquartered by the 25th Infantry Division, operating out of Victory Base Complex, Baghdad, responsible for the cities of Ramadi, Fallujah and Baghdad.


United States Division – South

USD-S assists Iraqi Security Forces with security and stability missions in the area south of Baghdad ranging from Najaf to Wasit provinces extending to Basrah. USD-S is headquartered by the 36th Infantry Division.


Expeditionary Units:

9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Iraq
The 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Iraq/Air Component Coordination Element-Iraq represents the Combined Forces Air Component Commander, or CFACC, to the U.S. Forces-Iraq commanding general to provide an Airman’s perspective in support of Iraq’s continued development into a sovereign, stable, self-reliant and unified strategic partner


321st Air Expeditionary Wing

Sather Air Base, Iraq
The 321st Air Expeditionary Wing trains, advises, and assists the Iraqi Air Force to develop as a professional and credible regional airpower partner, with the foundational and enduring capabilities to maintain internal security and defend against external threats; provide aerial port, airfield operations, base and medical support, and command and control in support of USF-I; on order transition designated missions, organizations and functions to other U.S. Government agencies no later than 31 December 2011.


332nd Air Expeditionary Wing

Joint Base Balad, Iraq
The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing is the most forward deployed Air Force Wing in Operation New Dawn. The wing’s heritage is tied to the famous 332nd Fighter Group led by the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. With a rally cry of “The Legend Continues” the 332nd AEW has pioneered modern warfare tactics using weapon systems including the F-16 Fighting Falcon, A-10 Thunderbolt II, C-130 Hercules, HH-60 PaveHawk and the MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle to support the joint warfighter

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