Travis AFB Community Description
Travis AFB is located halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco. Its location near Fairfield, CA places it in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento Valley, Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe. Airports for travel to Travis include Sacramento, Oakland, and San Francisco.
The climate is predictable with warm, dry summers and some rainfall in the winters. Average high temperatures range from 50 degrees in February to over 100 degrees in August.
The local area offers a wide range of recreational, cultural, and sporting events.
In addition to support and involvement with the local communities, Travis AFB has its own unique community. Central to that community is the mission of Travis AFB.
Travis AFB Mission Statement
The mission of the 60th Air Mobility Wing is to provide quality services and support for America's Global Reach through a responsive and flexible combat ready Air Mobility force. In order to fulfill this mission, the wing operates and maintains 33 C-141B, 37 C-5A/B, and 27 KC-10A aircraft, thus making it the largest of the Air Mobility Command's 12 wings. Through eight operations and nine logistics squadrons, the wing provides Global Reach for troops, equipment, and supplies. The 60th also directs a support group with five squadrons and a medical group consisting of four squadrons that support over 21,000 personnel from assigned units and 42 tenant units, including Headquarters Fifteenth Air Force.