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Aerial view of Cape Cod depicting location of the Joint Base Cape CodThe Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC)
is a full scale, joint-use base home to four military commands training for missions at home and overseas, conducting airborne search and rescue missions, and intelligence command and control.

To the right is an aerial photo of Tactical Training Base (TTB) Kelley, dedicated to SGT Michael J. Kelley. The training base replicates a forward operating base soldiers occupy when deployed overseas in places like Afghanistan. Aerial of Tactical Training Base Kelley

The sea of green in the background is the northern training area of Camp Edwards, home to the Upper Cape Water Supply Reserve; the largest piece of  protected, undeveloped land on Cape Cod. Both are used jointly for training by the Massachusetts Army and Air National Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Retired F15 Eagle jet
Honoring its past mission, the 102nd Intelligence Wing has erected a retired F-15 Eagle jet for display outside the gates of Otis Air National Guard base. The current mission of the intelligence wing is to provide world-wide precision intelligence and command and control along with trained and experienced Airmen for expeditionary combat support anUS Coast Guard helicopter and fixed wing aircraft flying over Woods Hole, MAd homeland security.

Air Station Cape Cod (ASCC), with its three helicopters and four jets, is the only Coast Guard Aviation facility in the northeast. ASCC is responsible for the waters from New Jersey to the Canadian border and maintains the ability to launch a helicopter and/or jet within 30 minutes of a call, 365 days-a-year, 24 hours-a-day, and in nearly any weather condition.

Soldiers training for deployment at Camp Edwards, the primary military training facility for National Camp Edwards combat soldiers training for deploymentGuard and Army Reserve soldiers throughout New England. Camp Edwards' primary mission is to prepare soldiers for combat missions overseas as well as missions to serve and protect the homeland stateside.

The JBCC supports a wide range of training for homeland defense and security missions needs for theBomb sniffing dog at Cp Edwards training for security mission various commands as well as large scale joint training exercises with both military and civilian first responder participation. The picture at the right shows bomb sniffing dogs training at Camp Edwards in May of 2010.

6th Missle Space Warning, Cape Cod Air Force Station

Cape Cod Air Force Station is the only land based radar site providing missile warning for the eastern coast of the United States and southern Canada against intercontinental and sea-launched ballistic missiles.

The JBCC is home to many other tenants and programs, to learn more please visit our Overview page.


Highlights, News & Events

Operation Mercy Lift
(U.S. Army photos by Maj. Glen Kernusky, Massachusetts National Guard Public Affairs)
Soldiers from the 3-126th Aviation Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard,
participate in Operation Mercy Lift, an inter-agency training exercise that took place on June 3, 2014

Lt. Col. Robert O'Connell, 3-126th Aviation Battalion Commander, Massachusetts Army National Guard briefs U.S. Rep. William Keating, 9th Congressional District of Massachusetts about Operation Mercy Lift.

Emergency aircraft stage at Joint Base Cape Cod preparing for Operation Mercy Lift

26th Infantry “Yankee” Division Memorial Undergoes Repair
(U.S. Army photos by Maj. Glen Kernusky, Massachusetts National Guard Public Affairs)
Soldiers of the 181st Engineer Company replace the worn concrete walkways surrounding the 26th Infantry “Yankee” Division Memorial located outside the Camp Headquarters building on 17 June, 2014 while the unit performs its two-week Annual Training.

Other News Stories
3-126th Aviation Regiment Send-Off Ceremony

26th Yankee Division Veterans Association on a tour of Camp Edwards

211th Military Police Battalion Applied Patrol Procedures Training

Military Commands of
Joint Base Cape Cod
National Guard insignia
US Coast Guard insignia

Air National Guard insignia
Massachusetts National Guard insignia
Massachusetts National Guard insignia

Hurricane Season is Upon Us!
An important message from
Coast Guard Air Station, Cape Cod

Hurricane Season lasts from 1 June - 30 November every year. It is important that you and your family make an evacuation plan. The links and documents below will assist you in preparing for a potential hurricane.

Informative Documents:

102nd Intelligence Wing
"Base Beautification" Project

Members of the 102nd Intelligence Wing participate in a "base beautification" effort on June 25, 2014 at Otis Air National Guard Base. The members pulled weeds, spread mulch, and planted flowers in an effort build to build personal pride and a sense of ownership in their work area.(National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. John Halloran/Released) 102nd Intelligence Wing.

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