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  • 167th Airlift Wing Conducts Multicapable Airmen Training

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A multicapable Airmen proof-of-concept training event was conducted at the 167th Airlift Wing at Shepherd Field Nov. 5.Approximately 50 Airmen representing maintenance, operations, logistics and communications functions participated in the training as part of the shift in how

  • 130th Airlift Wing Conducts Readiness Exercise Validation

    GULFPORT, Miss. - Around 350 Airmen from the 130th Airlift Wing in Charleston, West Virginia, deployed to Gulfport, Mississippi, Sept 7-10 for the Fly Away Readiness Exercise Validation (FLARE-V).The members participated in various scenarios that tested unit readiness, including a mock attack,

  • West Virginia 167th Airlift Wing Tests Readiness in Exercise

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The 167th Airlift Wing conducted a readiness exercise at Shepherd Field Aug. 9-12 with Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia Guard members.As part of the Unit Effectiveness Inspection cycle, the exercise tested the wing’s ability to mobilize, operate and sustain its mission

  • West Virginia Air National Guard Joins Peruvian Exercise

    LIMA, Peru - West Virginia Air National Guard members participated in a week-long humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercise in Peru May 7-12.The exercise, Cooperacion IX, was led by the System of Cooperation Among the American Air Forces. SICOFAA unites air forces of the Western

  • 167th Airlift Wing Completes All-Hazards Training

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Emergency responders at the 167th Airlift Wing participated in an all-hazards training course May 1-5 to prepare for real-world incidents.The hybrid CAMR program, short for Counter CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) All-Hazard Management Response, incorporated

  • 130th Airlift Wing practices ACE during Flare 2023

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - More than 400 members of the 130th Airlift Wing conducted a weeklong Fly Away Readiness Exercise at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Mississippi.FLARE is a commander-directed readiness exercise demonstrating units’ ability to deploy using the Agile Combat

  • 167th Airlift Wing Conducts Emergency Response Exercise

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing conducted an exercise to test the response plans and capabilities of the wing’s emergency responders at Shepherd Field Sept. 16.The 167th’s security forces and fire department responded to a simulated aircraft crash with

  • West Virginia Airmen Learn New Skills Through Rescue Training

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Airmen with the 167th Civil Engineering Squadron participated in a five-day swift water rescue certification course, July 18-22, at different waterfront locations in Jefferson County.The training took them through various currents along the Shenandoah River and Potomac River in

  • 175th Wing demonstrates warfighting capabilities in Europe

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – Approximately 170 Airmen assigned to the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard and A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft have returned from Europe, where they supported Exercises Swift Response and Defender Europe 22.The 10 Maryland A-10s, assigned to the 104th Fighter Squadron, flew

  • 130th Airlift Wing Exercises Combat Power in Newest C-130J

    Sixty-three Airmen and two C-130J-30s Super Hercules from the 130th Airlift Wing participated in Agile Rage 2022 June 6-19 in the first Air National Guard Readiness Exercise Program focused on decentralized command and control and distributed military operations.The Alpena Combat Readiness Training