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  • Guard Soldiers and Airmen gearing up for Hurricane Florence

    The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared states of emergency Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. Additionally, the mayor of Washington, D.C., declared a state of emergency due to anticipated torrential rainfall. The storm is forecast to make landfall along the Atlantic coast early Friday as a major hurricane.
  • Virginia Air National Guard Airman wins reserve component level award

    An Airman from the 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, is awarded the 2017 Aircrew Flight Equipment Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, reserve component. Tech. Sgt. Deandra Boone, 192nd AFE Flight technician, was presented the award on March 25, 2018.
  • Airman’s design selected for 192nd Fighter Wing commander's coin

    The 192nd Fighter Wing Communications Flight superintendent created the winning design for the wing commander’s coin. A call for designs was put out to members of the Virginia Air National Guard after Col. Frank J. Lobash, 192nd FW commander, took command of the wing in November of last year. Out of approximately 14 submissions, Lobash chose the one created by Master Sgt. Perez-Santana, 192nd CF superintendent. For his work in designing the coin, Lobash presented Perez-Santana with the first coin during a commander’s call on July 14, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
  • Ceremony welcomes new 192nd Medical Group Detachment 1 commander

    A new commander assumes command of the 192nd Medical Group, Detachment 1, during an assumption of command ceremony August 5, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis. Col. Jason Price, 192nd MDG commander, marked the ceremonial transfer of responsibility by passing the MDG guidon to Lt. Col. Cheryl Stacklin, the incoming detachment commander.
  • Virginia Air National Guard pilot is weapons school distinguished graduate

    A Virginia Air National Guard pilot received the distinguished graduate award at the United States Air Force Weapons School December 16, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Virginia Air National Guard pilot wins Instructor Pilot of the Year award

    The U.S. Air Force announced the recipients of the 2017 Air Force Fighter Annual Awards in May 2018 at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.. Of the five recipients, Maj. “Mongo” Dietrich, 149th Fighter Squadron chief of weapons, was named the Air Force’s Fighter Instructor Pilot of the Year. Dietrich is the first F-22 Raptor pilot to receive this award. He is an instructor pilot in the 149th FS based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The squadron consists of about 50 members with about half being pilots.
  • 192nd Security Forces squadron trains to shoot, move, communicate.

    The 192nd Security Forces Squadron conducted and participated in a small team, combat arms live-fire exercise, June 23, 2018, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
  • 203rd RED HORSE builds school in El Salvador

    Airmen of the 203rd RED HORSE squadron, Virginia Air National Guard, begin construction of a school, kitchen and latrine facility during May 2018 in rural El Salvador. The project was designed to bring vital services and resources to rural communities as part of Operation Beyond the Horizon, conducted by U.S. Army and Air Force active, guard and reserve components along with the El Salvadoran military and civic agencies.
  • 192nd Fighter Wing welcomes new wing command chief

    The 192nd Fighter Wing welcomes a new wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Christopher L. Amburn, June 23, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Bouley, 192nd FW command chief, welcomed Amburn with his last coin. Bouley has served as the 192nd FW command chief for three years and in the United States Air Force since 1979.
  • 149th Fighter Squadron celebrates its 71st year

    The 149th Fighter Squadron, the oldest unit assigned to the 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, celebrates its 71st year as a fighter squadron June 21, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The squadron was federally recognized June 21, 1947. The 149th FS is an F-22A Raptor air dominance and T-38 Talon adversary air squadron.
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