U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Roger Suro, 442d Fighter Wing Commander, stands at attention while his family pins on his new rank during his promotion ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, March 2, 2019. Suro earned his commissioned in 1989 through the United States Naval Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Missy Sterling)

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442d FW Commander



Colonel Roger P. Suro
Brigadier General Roger P. Suro


MISSION: Deploy America's premier close air support wing with
combat-ready Airmen.

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RT @AirmanMagazine: .@usairforce​ A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the @442dFighterWing, @Whiteman_AFB, Missouri, escort MV-22B Osp…
Down at Moody AFB, @USAFReserve Airmen from the 476th Fighter Group support the 23d Wing seamlessly! Be on the loo… https://t.co/bpfPMVeBE9
RT @quinnwillwin2: Today is my first day back at school since starting my chemotherapy treatments last October. I had butterflies in my st…
Big things in store for the #442FW in 2019. Col. Suro lays it all out in this month's commentary. https://t.co/zM5uzEjoH1
RT @quinnwillwin2: I want to thank everyone that took time away from doing Airforce stuff to show me around the base. I had such a great t…
RT @GovParsonMO: Ready for the annual Whiteman Day at Mizzou where service men & women and their families from Whiteman Air Force Base are…
#Hawgsmoke2018 starts tomorrow! Hawgsmoke was born from a now-defunct Air-Force-wide fighter pilot competition call… https://t.co/FGEBxl06hu
Congratulations, sir! 5000 hours in a #Warthog is quite the accomplishment! https://t.co/MTEQOWgMvG
September 2018 Pre-UTA Commander's Comments: https://t.co/vC0fhgRvyl via @YouTube
RT @GovParsonMO: Happy 71st Birthday @usairforce! This photo was taken at @WhitemanAFB our Missouri base where Airmen - Active, Guard, and…
Happy #UTA! Col. Suro has a few announcements for all you #ExceptionalAirmen out there. See you soon! https://t.co/6NDtZYNmK3
We love seeing #ReserveCitizenAirmen doing great things. The @AirForceReserve allows you to not only serve your cou… https://t.co/JPbcki4Q0S
If you see a friend/wingman struggling, then HELP THEM! #WednesdayWisdom #WingmanWednesday (check out the story her… https://t.co/vUFfqho9tL

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