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  • What Does Mansfield Have to Offer NASA?

    An unusually large crowd was gathered as the C-130H Hercules approached Mansfield-Lahm Airport, Ohio, home of the Ohio Air National Guard’s 179th Airlift Wing. This flight was a supporting role to NASA, and the C-130 cargo bay was hauling items for NASA, but not what the crowd was waiting to see.

  • 179th AW Increases Interoperability Through Silver Arrow 2019

    Members from the Ohio Air National Guard’s 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, participated in Silver Arrow September 13-28, 2019, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Members were given the opportunity to complete numerous multinational missions resulting in increased capabilities, readiness, lethality

  • 179 AW Recognizes National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    As cyberspace continues to progress and grow, cyber-crimes, intrusions and scams continue to increase as well. This requires individuals to be more vigilant and on guard to increase our cyber awareness to secure the networks, in hopes to avoid the cyber-crimes that are detrimental to our cyber

  • Airmen Partner With DEA to Battle Opioid Epidemic

    For over 40 years the Drug Enforcement Administration has been vital in combating opioid use all over the United States. One of the various locations is the DEA Cleveland. DEA Cleveland strives to not only react and combat drug abuse, but has an emphasis to also be proactive and raise awareness

  • Airman Helps Fight War on Drugs

    The United States is in the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic. The misuse of and addiction to opioids is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. In 2017, Ohio had the second highest rate of drug overdose deaths involving opioids in the U.S.,

  • Airman Helps Combat Opioid Epidemic

    Over the past several years, Ohio has been heavily struck by the opioid epidemic that has devastated the nation, stealing loved ones from families and tearing apart communities. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Ohio ranked second in highest rate of drug overdose deaths involving

  • Air National Guard members support counter drug efforts in Ohio

    Nearly 40 years ago, President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse “public enemy number one." Since then, law enforcement has been engaged in a war on drugs across the nation and abroad. Battles are now being fought by multiple agencies across Ohio with the common goal to protect and defend their

  • 179th AW Trains with 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron

    Members of the 164th Airlift Squadron assigned to the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, along with members from the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, recently conducted an Aeromedical Evacuation exercise as a part of the Silver Arrow mission, strengthening their

  • "Pilot for a Day" at the 179th Airlift Wing

    The 164th Airlift Squadron, assigned to the 179 Airlift Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, collaborated with “A Special Wish Foundation” of Cleveland, Ohio, to provide Ayden with this unique experience he could share with his family who have been battling a variety of health issues with Ayden since

  • Family Day at the Wing

    Airmen and their families participated in a variety of activities offered at the "Family Day" event, Sept. 14, 2019, at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio. Check out the photo galleries: