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Default Air Force Logo Rice tapped as new commander for wing’s Security Forces Squadron
Capt. Tim Rice, the 167th's antiterrorism officer, officially assumed command of the wing's Security Forces Squadron during a ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 8. Rice, who has 19 years of civilian law enforcement experience, looks forward to starting this new chapter in his military career. "I'm excited," Rice said. "I do have 19 years of law enforcement
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2013
Default Air Force Logo 167th Airman wins coveted international award
The next time Tech. Sgt. Robby Duckwall puts on his dress blues, he'll be sporting a badge that only one other West Virginia Air National Guardsman has earned.Duckwall secured a gold badge for his performance at the German Armed Forces Military Proficiency Competition at Camp Dawson, W.Va., Aug. 23-25. The German Armed Forces introduced this
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2013
Default Air Force Logo “It’s what we do”
When Tech. Sgt. Anthony Faiano stopped at the Inwood, W.Va., McDonald's with his family on the morning of July 28, he never thought he would be using his military training to help a fellow customer. Faiano, an aircraft mechanic with the 167th Airlift Wing, was with his family on their way to the beach and decided to stop for breakfast. While
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Wing participates in state-wide exercise
The 167th Airlift Wing participated in a state-wide anti-terrorism exercise on base in mid-August. Nine Army installations and two Air Wings in the Mountain State as well as multiple local, state and federal agencies were involved in the planning and execution of the drill on the morning of Aug. 15. According to Capt. Timothy Rice, the 167th
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2013
Crew members, slated to receive the 2013 Earl T. Ricks award pose in front of a C-5 Galaxy April 19, 2013. During an overseas mission the aircraft struck multiple birds during takeoff. Two engines were damaged but the crew manged to return the aircraft safely to the airfield. Airmen to receive the 2013 Earl T. Ricks Award
Lt. Col. Jonathan Goldstein, Capt. Ryan Hawk, 1st Lt. Samuel Harrison, Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Nicholson, Master Sgt. Michael Kalbfleisch, Master Sgt. Devin Paskewich, Tech. Sgt. Nicholas McFadden, Staff Sgt. Chad Witmer, Staff Sgt. Jordan Soltis and Senior Airman Jeremy Barr will receive one of the Air National Guard's most prestigious awards
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2013
Senior Airman Arthur Greenlee, a cyber transport journeyman for the 167th Airlift Wing, was recently selected for a cyber officer position with the Delaware Air National Guard. Greenlee impressed his co-workers with his willingness to take on any job tasked to him and his ability to learn new skills quickly. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle/Released) Airman’s persistence pays off
Senior Airman Art Greenlee had a clear vision of what his Air Force career would be.Due to his hard work and persistence, that vision is becoming a reality.Greenlee said he joined the 167th Airlift Wing because he wanted to be an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He was recently selected to be a cyber officer for the Delaware Air National Guard's
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2013
Tech. Sgt. Ron Glazer Jr. peels back a panel on a C-5A aircraft as part of a crown skin repair being accomplished by the aircraft structural maintenance shop at the 167th Airlift Wing, May 5. This particular repair is typically accomplished at the depot level.
(Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson/Released)
167th Airlift Wing’s aircraft structural maintenance shop marks milestone with field repair of C-5A’s crown skin
The 167th Airlift Wing's aircraft structural maintenance shop is undertaking the painstaking repair of two panels on the upper fuselage crown skin of aircraft 68-0212 and marking a milestone in the process.According to Chuck LaFaver, a field representative with Lockheed Martin assigned to the 167th AW, this is the first time a field unit has
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2013
Staff Sgt. Kevin Jones of the 167th Fire Department, works with members from the Sugar Grove Fire Department on a controlled pit fire at the 167th Airlift Wing, April 6.  The pit fire, as well as a aircraft fire, are an annual requirement for the 167th fire department.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson/Released) 167th fire department offers training to Sugar Grove fire department
Members of the 167th Airlift Wing's fire department and members of the Navy Information Operations Command Sugar Grove Fire Department participated in Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting training during Saturday and Sunday of April's UTA. While they do work on a Navy installation, the Sugar Grove firefighters are non-military, federal employees.According
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2013
Senior Airman Jacob Bixler and Command Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Glazer place wreaths on the graves of veterans at the Winchester National Cemetary in Winchester, Va.,  as part of the Wreaths Across America event Wing Airman provides leadership on and off base
Many junior enlisted members are content with simply showing up to work, doing their job and going home, but for Senior Airman Jacob Bixler that isn't enough. Bixler, a radio frequency transmission journeyman with the 167th Airlift Wing's Communication Flight, splits his time between school, military duty and being an active member of the Civil Air
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2013
RSC-Capital Commander,  Col. Arthur G. Weeks, III, presented  Capt. Christopher T. Tusing with the Bronze Star Medal during his deployment to Afghanistan in 2012.
167th AW Airman awarded Bronze Star Medal while deployed to Afghanistan
Deployments are nothing new to Capt. Christopher T. Tusing, the installation deployment officer for the 167th Airlift Wing.With four previous tours of duty under his belt as well as overseeing the deployments of hundreds of Airmen assigned to the West Virginia Air National Guard Wing based in Martinsburg, one might think that his fifth and most
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2012
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