Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing (ACCLOGWING) Squadron Augment Unit (SAU) originated as the Airborne Command & Control Squadron (VAW) 120 SAU. It was a traditional SAU providing aircraft maintenance, flight and simulator instruction for fleet replacement squadron (FRS) training of C-2 and E-2 pilots as well as naval flight officers. Over several years, the demand grew for a team of Sailors and Aircrew that could supplement the entire fleet. The squadron augment unit evolved from its traditional beginnings and now, in addition to the FRS, supports all 13 of the ACCLOGWING squadrons and has adopted the following mission statement. “To provide fully qualified Aircrew and Maintenance Technicians to all Airborne Command & Control and Logistics Wing operational, training, and supporting commands throughout the full range of peace and war time operations."
Because of this expanded focus, the SAU went through several name changes, the first of which was the VAW-Fleet Logistics Support (VRC) SAU. This name captured the community-wide support provided by the SAU. Later we adopted the more formal name as you see it today, ACCLOGWING SAU, symbolizing that we are an asset employed by the Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing whenever active component and reserve component C-2 and E-2 squadrons are in need of additional staffing.
The SAU currently has over 70 members, Selected Reserve (SELRES) and Full Time Support (FTS). Our exceptional team is composed of enlisted Sailors and Officers, who work side by side with active duty to accomplish flight sorties, while providing training to future fleet pilots and naval flight officers. Additionally, our Sailors and Aircrew have deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, Inherent Resolve, Haiti Relief Operations, and Counter Drug Operations. The SAU supports a vital role in the development of the reserve concept of operational support within the total naval force.