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  • 179th Airlift Wing conducts "Flying Legacy" tribute ceremony

    MANSFIELD, Ohio- The 164th Airlift Squadron conducted a ceremonial final formation flight of two C-130H Hercules as part of their “Flying Legacy” tribute ceremony, April 23, 2022, held at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base, in Ohio. The unit invited current members, their

  • Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Airman Spotlight

    May is Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month. Commemorative months such as this allow the Air Force the opportunity to highlight and celebrate the diversity in our ranks.Airman First Class Angelito Ramos, from the 179th Airlift Wing Security Forces Squadron, is a first generation American.

  • Firefighter recognized with prestigious training awards

    Airman First Class Sophie Tridico, a member of the Fire Protection Unit at the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield, Ohio, stepped off the bus at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas on Sept. 22, 2020. Tridico arrived to Basic Military Training during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, as one of

  • Ohio National Guard member named 'Airman of the Year' at National Level

    Senior Master Sgt. Mark Schneider, a pavement, maintenance and construction equipment superintendent, for the 200th RED HORSE, Camp Perry, Ohio, was awarded Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for the Air National Guard. He is the first 200th RED HORSE member to win the national level

  • 179th Deploys to Middle East

    MANSFIELD, Ohio – Approximately 150 members of the Ohio Air NationalGuard’s 179th Airlift Wing (AW) recently departed for a deployment to the Middle Eastin support of Operation Spartan Shield. A majority of the members are from the 164thAirlift Squadron and 179th Maintenance Group. They will be

  • Ohio Air Guard Members Provide Lifesaving Aid

    Staff Sgt. Michael Mauldin and Staff Sgt. Joshua Prater, both fire protection at the 179th Airlift Wing, were coined by Brig. Gen. James R. Camp, Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Ohio National Guard, after they provided lifesaving aid to a victim of a motor vehicle accident on their way to work

  • Maintaining Readiness Amidst COVID-19

    Worldwide, life as we know it has vastly changed in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, causing us to adapt and change how we operate in our everyday lives. For aircrew members at the 179th Airlift Wing, adaptability has been key in continuing training to ensure mission readiness while following the