A crowd watches the carboard boats get lowered into the water for the 442d Fighter Wing Family Day Cardboard Regatta Sept. 9, 2018, at Ike Skelton Park on Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Other activities included bounce houses, a petting zoo, and free food. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bob Jennings)

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442d FW Commander

Colonel Roger P. Suro
Colonel Roger P Suro

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

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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…
RT @SamPilcher: Throwing it back 2 years to July 2016 at RAF Leeming with @442dFighterWing KC Hawgs taking to the skies as part of Exercise…
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
Saying farewell to Col. James "Jimbo" Macaulay. Check out the story here -> https://t.co/42tvzieH6G
#TodayInHistory is the 49th anniversary of man walking on the moon. The photoillustration below shows our version o… https://t.co/6FMSAktsQT
We're happy to take opportunities to learn and grow and help the local community. We provide knowledge from CPI cou… https://t.co/byrH8WR8Wh
RT @USAF_ACC: Are you up-to-date on @usairforce personal appearance regulations? 👕 #CheckOut these highlights of recent changes made to AFI…
When you're apart of the world's greatest Air Force and have one of the coolest planes, Mondays don't seem that bad… https://t.co/rFLvncjpxE
#TeamWhiteman is hosting their firework show tonight and we can't wait!! Hope everyone remembers their firework saf… https://t.co/WCd5Ztx3Ne
Developing exceptional Airmen is a process that's never complete. With a dedication to #ExcellenceInAllWeDo, it's e… https://t.co/3k1VbFAzqR
69 years ago today, the 442d Troop Carrier Wing was activated as a reserve unit. Today the legacy continues.… https://t.co/08C3r9hmCZ
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mickenzie Kelley verifies package contents in the in-bound/receiving section at Spangd… https://t.co/hNWhmmFgwV
RT @AirmanMagazine: Have a happy #WarthogWednesday! These A-10s are participating in Red Flag Alaska. The training offers more than 67,000…

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