113th Wing Capital Guardians F-16C Model
Fly with the 113th Wing Capital Guardians in this handcrafted F-16 Fighting Falcon Model. Each piece is carved from wood and handpainted to provide a piece you’ll love.
Length – 18 inches
The 113th Wing, known as the “Capital Guardians”, is a unit of the District of Columbia Air National Guard, stationed at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. If activated to federal service, the fighter portion of the Wing is gained by the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, while the airlift portion is gained by Air Mobility Command.
The 113th’s primary mission is training of air combat and operational airlift crews for national defense. The 113th also provides a ready response force of fighters for the defense of the District of Columbia area. Members of the 113th also assist local and federal law enforcement agencies in combating drug trafficking in the District of Columbia on a case by case basis.
The 121st Fighter Squadron, assigned to the wing’s 113th Operations Group, is a descendant organization of the 121st Observation Squadron, established on 10 July 1940. It is one of the National Guard observation squadrons formed before World War II.
The 113th Wing consists of the following major units:
113th Operations Group
121st Fighter Squadron (F-16C/D Fighting Falcon)
201st Airlift Squadron (C-38A and C-40C)
213th Maintenance Squadron
113th Maintenance Group
113th Mission Support Group
113th Medical Group