|The host unit is the 432d Wing, which has six operational squadrons, one maintenance squadron, and six Reapers and 60 Predators. |
Along with being the aerial demonstration training site for the Thunderbirds, the base plays a major role in the ongoing war on terrorism. The base is home to the MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle which flies daily in Afghanistan and Iraq. The base is also home to the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab whose mission is to work with the war fighter and identify problems that can be solved using innovative UAV solutions.