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  • 167th Communications Flight redesignated as squadron

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A ceremony marking the redesignation of the 167th Communications Flight as a squadron was held at Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, W.Va., Feb. 3, 2024.During the ceremony the 167th Communications Squadron guidon was revealed and the 167th Communications Flight guidon was furled for

  • Airmen recognized for Afghanistan evacuation

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Twenty-seven Airmen assigned to the 167th Operations Group were recognized for their actions while supporting Operation Allies Refuge (OAR), the August 2021 withdrawal from Afghanistan, during a ceremony at Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia, Oct. 14, 2023.More than

  • 167th Airlift Wing Airman Spotlight May 2023

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Master Sgt. Derk Slonaker is a quality assurance inspector for the 167th Maintenance Group and the 167th Airlift Wing Airman Spotlight for May 2023.As a quality assurance inspector, Slonaker executes a planned, systemic approach to quality assurance for all areas of aircraft

  • 167th Airlift Wing Airman assists with Qatar intelligence training

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Master Sgt. Paul Noel has devoted his 17 years of Air National Guard service to military intelligence and recently shared his expertise with the Qatari military through the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program (SPP).Noel, an intelligence specialist for the 167th

  • 167th Airlift Wing staff sergeant competes in CrossFit Quarterfinals

    Martinsburg, W.Va. -- Staff Sgt. Caley Arndt, a services specialist for the 167th Force Support Squadron and active member of the base honor guard, fell in love with CrossFit when she was just 11 years old.“I played travel softball and was behind and my dad said ‘you need to get stronger and faster.

  • 167th Operations Group holds mobility rodeo event

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- “Obtaining additional air transport mobility – and obtaining it now – will better assure the ability of our conventional forces to respond, with discrimination and speed, to any problem at any spot on the globe at any moment’s notice,” said President John F. Kennedy during his

  • New stands aid aircraft inspections and maintenance

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A set of newly-manufactured maintenance stands were recently delivered to the 167th Maintenance Group and set up in the Home Station Check (HSC) aircraft hangar at Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia.The HSC maintenance stands were designed and engineered based on inputs

  • 167th Airlift Wing Airman Spotlight August 2022

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Staff Sgt. Kyle Leuschen is a loadmaster for the 167th Airlift Squadron and the 167th Airlift Wing’s Airman Spotlight for July 2022.As a loadmaster Staff Sgt. Leuschen was responsible for properly loading, securing and escorting cargo and passengers on the wing’s C-17