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  • 179th heads to the Cleveland Air Show

    The Cleveland National Air Show gave Clevelander’s a little “Altitude with Attitude” and featured the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The weather was unseasonably hot but the fans came out to experience an awesome show. The line-up also included the U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper Jet Demonstration, C-130

  • 200th RED HORSE Supports Ohio Army National Guard

    For members of the 200th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), the Camp James. A. Garfield project in Ravenna, Ohio, has given them the opportunity to practice their special capabilities by building a 7200 sq. ft. vehicle maintenance bay that will be used

  • Balderson and Turner visit 179th Airlift Wing

    Troy Balderson, U.S. Representative from Ohio's 12th congressional district, and Michael Turner, U.S. Representative from Ohio's 10th congressional district, visit the 179th Airlift Wing Aug. 21, 2019, at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio. Balderson and Turner met with leadership, toured the

  • GuardCare 2019

    Members of the Ohio Air and Army National Guard teamed together with local medical personnel from Tuscarawas County Aug. 10-11, 2019, at the Buckeye Career Center, New Philadelphia, Ohio, to provide free health services to the surrounding area as part of GuardCare 2019. “GuardCare is an event that

  • C-130H2 Upgraded Models Arrive at 179th Airlift Wing

    The 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, is welcoming three C-130H2 models to their current C-130H fleet, the first two arrived on July 19 and the third on Aug. 8, 2019. The third aircraft arrived just one day following an announcement from Air Mobility Command regarding a C-130 Rainbow Fitting

  • Ohio Air Guard Holds "Herc Challenge"

    The Mansfield Senior High School Tygers and the Shelby High School Whippets football team participated in the 179th Airlift Wing's "Herc Challenge" held at Arlin Field, Mansfield, Ohio, June 19.Tech. Sgt. Nick Alexander, Recruiter with the 179th Airlift Wing, first created the “Herc Challenge” in

  • Brothers Serve Together in the Ohio Air National Guard

    For members of the National Guard, from the moment you raise your right hand and take the Oath of Enlistment, you gain a family. Brothers and sisters that have your back day and night, through thick and thin, supporting you and working alongside you, creating bonds that last a lifetime. For twins

  • 179th Airlift Wing Members Increase Readiness

    As the hot sun beat down on them, they stood side by side, taking synchronized steps, meticulously scanning the tall grass for any remains that could be scattered throughout the area. For Services Airmen with the 179th Mission Support Group, Search and Rescue was just one aspect of the two-day