Welcome to the 156th Airlift Wing - Home of the Bucaneros!
The 156th Airlift Wing is the primary unit of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard and is located at Muñiz Air National Guard Base. The 156th Airlift Wing flies the WC-130 Hercules, an aircraft that is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for air dropping troops and equipment into hostile areas.
The mission of the 156th Airlift Wing is to provide global airlift and agile force to execute and accomplish tasked mission. Support Southern Command in theater airlift and joint military exercises while displaying military capabilities and bolster United States ties with our Latin American neighbors.