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  • 10th Homeland Response Force Conducts Collective Training

    WARRENTON, Ore. - Last month, more than 350  Army and Air National Guardsmen from Washington, Idaho, Alaska and Oregon conducted a training exercise at Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center in Warrenton.The Sustainment Year Collective Training Exercise (SYCTE) is a multi-day evaluation that helps

  • West Virginia’s 167th Wing Conducts Readiness Exercise

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The 167th Airlift Wing completed a four-day Readiness Exercise Validation, Sentry Unicorn 2024, at Shepherd Field April 21.Held in tandem with the West Virginia National Guard’s Sentry Storm 2024 exercise, the REV gauged the wing’s ability to self-assess its mobilization,

  • West Virginia Guard Expands International Partnerships

    CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia National Guard leaders traveled to Peru and Qatar to build and expand international partnerships through the State Partnership Program.The West Virginia National Guard partners with Peru, Qatar and Gabon through the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau

  • Joint Guard Team Prepares for State Partnership Mission

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. - Between bouts of misty showers and freezing rain on the flight line at Pease Air National Guard Base, the belly of a C-17 Globemaster III from the 167th Airlift Wing was steadily filled with people and equipment.Over three cold hours, Soldiers and Airmen from

  • Fuel systems maintenance resumes in 167th Airlift Wing fuel cell hangar

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The 167th Maintenance Group resumed C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fuel systems maintenance in the fuel cell hangar at Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 2, 2024, upon the completion of a two-year construction project to correct building foundation

  • West Virginia National Guard, Gabon Announce State Partnership

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner to the nation of Gabon in central Africa for the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program, Gov. Jim Justice announced March 6. Gabon is the 19th African nation to join with a U.S.

  • 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