Andersen Air Force Base – is a USAF base located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) NE of Yigo near Agafo Gumas in the US territory of Guam. The host unit is the 36th Wing (36 WG), assigned to the Pacific Air Forces Thirteenth Air Force. A non-flying wing, the 36 WG’s mission is to provide support to deployed air and space forces of USAF and foreign air forces to Andersen, and to support tenant units assigned to the base. Andersen AFB was established in 1944 as North Field and is named for Brigadier General James Roy Andersen (1904–1945).
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