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  • C-130 Hercules

    The 179th Airlift Wing at Mansfield Lahm Airport, Ohio, operates a fleet of eight C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft known as the "workhorse of the Air Force."MissionThe C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for airdropping
  • History of the 179th Airlift Wing

    The 164th Fighter Squadron was formed and federally recognized at Mansfield Municipal Airport on 20 June 1948 due to the far- sightedness of community leaders. The community leaders formed an advisory committee chaired by Colonel Alan P. Tappan (owner of Tappan Stove). Their objective was to locate an Air National Guard Unit in Mansfield,
  • The Air Force Installation Restoration Program (IRP)

    The Air Force Installation Restoration Program (IRP) is designed to identify, investigate, and cleanup contamination associated with past Air Force activities at active AF installations; government-owned, contractor-operated facilities; off-site locations where contamination may have migrated; third party sites; and sites that the AF formerly owned
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