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193rd SOW Airmen head to Capitol region to support inauguration

1st Lt Howard Chattley of the 111th Attack Wing Communications Flight, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, from Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., sets up a safe RF Hazard perimeter while setting up satellite communications equipment on Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington, D.C., while supporting Operation Capitol Response-PA.

1st Lt Howard Chattley of the 111th Attack Wing Communications Flight, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, from Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., sets up a safe RF Hazard perimeter while setting up satellite communications equipment on Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington, D.C., while supporting Operation Capitol Response-PA. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to the capitol region to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. George Roach)

Spc. Kevin Romig,  2nd Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Pennsylvania National Guard, from Reading, Pa., helps maintain a security perimeter around the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021.

Spc. Kevin Romig, 2nd Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Pennsylvania National Guard, from Reading, Pa., helps maintain a security perimeter around the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to Washington to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the event. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. George Roach)

Sgt. Joshua Zook, right, and Spc. Kenneth Steinly from the 2nd Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Pennsylvania Army National Guard stand guard in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021.

Sgt. Joshua Zook, right, and Spc. Kenneth Steinly from the 2nd Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Pennsylvania Army National Guard stand guard in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to Washington to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Pfc. Sara Ropski)

Members of the 111th Attack Wing Communications Squadron and the 271st Combat Communications Squadron, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., begin the procedure of setting up satellite communications at the District of Colombia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021, while supporting Operation Capitol Response-PA.

Members of the 111th Attack Wing Communications Squadron and the 271st Combat Communications Squadron, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., begin the procedure of setting up satellite communications at the District of Colombia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021, while supporting Operation Capitol Response-PA. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to the capitol region to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. George Roach)

Members of the 111th Attack Wing Communications Squadron and the 271st Combat Communications Squadron, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., begin the procedure of setting up satellite communications at the District of Colombia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021, while supporting Operation Capitol Response-PA.

Members of the 111th Attack Wing Communications Squadron and the 271st Combat Communications Squadron, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., begin the procedure of setting up satellite communications at the District of Colombia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 2021, while supporting Operation Capitol Response-PA. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to the capitol region to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. George Roach)

Tech. Sgt. Eric Lengle loads drink containers onto a truck while preparing to deploy in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration.

Tech. Sgt. Eric Lengle, a services specialist from the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, loads drink containers onto a truck while preparing to deploy in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, January 15, 2021, Annville, Pennsylvania. Ten Airmen will join the more than 15,000 guardsmen in the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz)

Tech. Sgt. Michael Lengle hooks up the Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer to a vehicle in preparation to support service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration

Tech. Sgt. Michael Lengle, a services specialist from the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, hooks up the Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer to support service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, January 15, 2021, Annville, Pennsylvania. Ten Airmen will join the more than 15,000 guardsmen in the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz)

Members of the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deploy to the Capitol region with their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration.

Members of the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deploy to the Capitol region with their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, January 16, 2021, Middletown, Pennsylvania. Ten Airmen will join the more than 15,000 guardsmen in the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz/released)

Members of the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deploy to the Capitol region with their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration.

Members of the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deploy to the Capitol region with their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, January 16, 2021 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Ten Airmen will join the more than 15,000 guardsmen in the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz/released)

Tech. Sgt. Michael Lengle preps a burner to load onto a truck while preparing to deploy to the Capitol region in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration
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Tech. Sgt. Michael Lengle, a services specialist from the 193rd Force Support Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, preps a burner to load onto a truck while preparing to deploy to the Capitol region in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, January 15, 2021, Annville, Pennsylvania. Ten Airmen will join the more than 15,000 guardsmen in the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Regan, Deputy Adjutant General-Air, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, addresses Airmen of the 193rd Force Support Squadron prior to deploying to the Capitol region in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration.
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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Regan, Deputy Adjutant General-Air, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, addresses Airmen of the 193rd Force Support Squadron prior to deploying to the Capitol region in support of service members in the D.C. area for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, January 16, 2021, Middletown, Pennsylvania. Ten Airmen will join the more than 15,000 guardsmen in the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz)

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Airmen from the 193rd Special Operations Wing joined about 25,000 Air and Army National Guard troops in the Capitol region recently, as the nation prepares for the 59th Presidential Inauguration later this week.

Members of the wing's 271st Combat Communications Squadron are currently providing network and communications support for Operation Capitol Response at the District of Columbia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

In addition, 10 members of the 193rd Special Operations Force Support Squadron deployed to the region with their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer to help feed and support the service members that are in the D.C. area for the operation.  

Numerous Soldiers and Airmen from the Pennsylvania National Guard are currently providing inauguration support in D.C.  

Airmen from the 193rd SOW have been deploying to D.C. in support of presidential inaugurations for many years.

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