Accurate weather forecasts are needed by Air National Guard commanders in almost every contingency. The mission of Air Guard Weather is to provide these forecasts allowing commanders to maximize their resources to exploit the enemy using relevant environmental information. Weather units utilize an in-depth understanding of the Earth's atmosphere and the use of satellite, radar and computer models to provide around the clock analyses and forecasts for decision-makers.
The 145th Regional Training Site provides education in various careers such as emergency management and Fire Rescue. They are located at the New London North Carolina Air National Guard base and service trainees from all over.
The 235th Air Traffic Squadron operates out of New London Air National Guard Base. Located in New London, North Carolina, the mission of the 235th Air Traffic Squadron includes the Air Traffic Control mission.
The 235th was recognized for the D. Ray Hardin Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year for 2016.
When military operations around the world need to get their communications up and running, the Air Guard Combat Communications mission makes it happen. This mission deploys, operates and maintains strategic emergency communications. It also plays a critical peacetime role during state-declared emergencies providing vital communications and other needed assistance.
The 263rd Combat Communications Squadron operates out of New London Air National Guard Base. Their mission is to deploy, operate, and maintain strategic emergency communications anywhere in the world in both peacetime and combat environments.