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  • 177th Fighter Wing utilizing new airspace for training

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J.-- The 177th Fighter Wing will be utilizing new airspace over the Atlantic City International Airport for training purposes starting in November 2020.The newly utilized airspace was primarily used by the 177FW for landing purposes but will now be used for

  • Flags for the forgotten

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Volunteers from the 177th Fighter Wing, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the Flags for Forgotten Soldiers organization placed 660 American flags outside the 177FW Aug. 31 to symbolize the number of veterans who commit suicide each month.Howard Berry started

  • 177th Fighter Wing off NJ COVID-19 response mission

    On July 23, 2020, the 177th Fighter Wing commander briefed members of his leadership team that all Jersey Devils were off of the NJ COVID-19 Response mission. The over four-month long odyssey of support for the state ran the gamut from helping to set-up and run community-based, mobile COVID-19

  • NJNG women talk about the meaning of Women Veterans Day

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The first Women Veterans Day was observed June 12, 2018, 70 years after President Harry S. Truman signed the groundbreaking Women’s Armed Services Integration Act that allowed women to serve as regular members of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force.

  • Joint Operations Center coordinates NJ COVID-19 response

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – The Joint Operations Center, known as the JOC, is the focal point for coordinating missions for nearly 700 members of the New Jersey National Guard operating across the state.The JOC provides leaders in the state with a constant flow of information and updates they use to make

  • 177th FW sews face masks for mission-essential personnel

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. – The 177th Fighter Wing Aircrew Flight Equipment shop began sewing and distributing face masks for mission-essential personnel April 8.The 177th FW is committed to maintaining national defense while taking every precaution to ensure the health and

  • New Jersey Air National Guard supports COVID-19 test site

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – Forty Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Wing and 177th Fighter Wing answered the call for volunteers to be part of the state’s COVID-19 response force.The Airmen are from a variety of Air Force specialties and are providing security and traffic control for the

  • 177 FW Conducts Virtual Unit Training Assembly

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. – The 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, is conducting a virtual Unit Training Assembly for many Airmen this weekend in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.