The 721st Mission Support Group provides technical support, defense and survivability for North America’s premier underground command and control facility and global Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment Network. As such, they ensure all the organizations at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station have the support they need to carry out their many missions. The mission support group has four sub-units.
The 721st CS operates and maintains command, control, computer, communication and intelligence systems that process and display the air, land and space picture for command centers around the nation. The Systems Center operates 24 hours daily and is a one-of-a-kind function that manages the worldwide Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment Network. The squadron ensures connectivity for more than 4,000 data circuits to sensor sites and forward users around the world. They provide four local area networks, Information Assurance, Base Information Management and Land Mobile Radio support to the tenants in the complex.
The 721 SFS provides security and force protection for the organizations and missions at Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station 24 hours daily. The squadron is responsible for installation security, pass and registration, anti-terrorism, and base defense, as well as overseeing the Department of Defense Information and Industrial Security programs to protect classified information. The squadron also provides expertly-trained combat support forces to theater commanders engaged in the Global War on Terror.
The civil engineer division supports and maintains CMSFS utilities, real property and unique infrastructure of CMSFS. The division provides operation and maintenance, engineering and construction, fire protection and prevention, environmental management and emergency management services. The control center manages all CMSFS life support/survivability processes all day, every day and dispatches snow crews to keep the road open in the winter.
The test control division is a one-of-a-kind organization that manages the planning and execution of the worldwide air, missile and space mission systems tests. Their charter is to safeguard the integrity of ITW/AA data by establishing strictly controlled test environments and ensuring all simulated test traffic does not feed into the operational processors and mission systems.