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Staff Sgt. Doug Miller and Master Sgt. Scott Dolese, aircraft structural maintenance technicians, work a jack support box repair from the inside and outside of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, May 17 at the 167th Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard phtoo by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle) Experienced mechanics complete specialized repair
The 167th Airlift Wing’s aircraft structural maintenance shop completed a repair on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here last month, a job typically completed at specialized facilities by highly experienced technicians.
0 6/13
2017
Tech. Sgt. James Cline, a 167th aircraft fuel systems mechanic and Tech. Sgt.Milo Zahnow, a 167th fire fighter and, rescue a “victim” during a confined space emergency extraction exercise, June 9, at 167th Airlift Wing, Martinsburg, W.Va. The exercise simulated a person losing consciousness inside one of the four fuel tanks aboard a C-17 Globemaster III. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson) Maintainers and fire fighters team up for extraction exercise
Airmen from the 167th Fire Department and the 167th Maintenance Squadron fuel systems repair flight participated in a confined space emergency extraction exercise, June 9, at the 167th Airlift Wing, Martinsburg, W.Va.
0 6/13
2017
Col. Martin Timko, 167th Operations Group commander, addresses his wife and two sons during his promotion ceremony at the 167th Airlift Wing, April 20. Timko took command of the operations group last month. Col. Richard Robichaud, the former operations group commander retired May 1. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle) Timko named new Ops Group Commander
Col. Marty Timko, former 167th Airlift Wing airlift squadron commander, became the new 167th operations group commander, April 6.
0 5/09
2017
First Lt Andrew Paterson, an A-10 pilot assigned to the 23dFG, speaks with relatives of the late Peter Atkinson the day prior to Atkinson's re-interment ceremony in Martinsburg, W.Va. The 23d FG is charged with carrying on the heritage of the Flying Tigers, the unit Atkinson was assigned to when he died while flight testing a P-40 aircraft. Atkinson had been in a unmarked grave in Hawaii for more that 70 years and was laid to rest at his family plot April 8. Four A-10's from the 23d FG flew a missing man formation over the ceremony to honor Atkinson. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle) Wing hosts relatives of Flying Tiger and A-10’s performing flyover
The 167th Airlift Wing hosted four U.S. Air Force A-10C aircraft and crew members who came to honor to the late Peter Atkinson, a Martinsburg, W.Va. native and pilot for the famed American Volunteer Group, also known as the Flying Tigers, April 5-10.
0 5/09
2017
Col. Shaun J. Perkowski, 167th Airlift Wing commander, Chief Master Sgt. David Stevens, incoming wing command chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald R. Glazer, Sr., outgoing command chief, stand at attention during the change of responsibility ceremony held in front of the minuteman statue at the 167th Airlift Wing, April 1. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle) Stevens named new command chief
Chief Master Sgt. David W. Stevens assumed responsibility as the 167th Wing Command Chief from Chief Master Sgt. Ronald R. Glazer, Sr. during a ceremony at the Minuteman Statue at the 167th in Martinsburg, W.Va., April 1.
0 4/05
2017
Chad Neil, a wildlife specialist for U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Service - West Virginia, assists Master Sgt. Patrick Judy, 167th Airlift Wing Security Forces, with a pyrotechnics pistol as part of a wildlife management course taught at the wing, March 23. Pyrotechnics are one of the tactics used to scare away birds from the airfield for the safety of the aircraft and the animals. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle) Wildlife management course enhances aircraft flight safety
Twelve airmen took part in a course at the 167th Airlift Wing to help reduce the potential for wildlife-related aircraft mishaps at Shepherd Field in Martinsburg, W.Va., March 22-23.
0 4/05
2017
Staff Sgt. Mason Crowder, center, a defender for the 167th Security forces Squadron, was presented with the Elks Law and Safety Award, March 26 in Martinsburg. He is pictured with Patrick Neiderer, from B.P.O. Elks, and Major Tim Rice, right, commander of 167th Security Forces Squadron. Defender honored by Martinsburg Elks
An airmen assigned to the 167th Security Forces Squadron was presented with an award March 26, at the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Martinsburg Lodge 778.
0 4/05
2017
Airmen from the 167th Airlift Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft while members of the wing inspection team observe during a mobility exercise at the Martinsburg, W.Va. air base March 4. The exercise was conducted, in part, to prepare airmen for upcoming deployments. MOBEX prepares wing for deployments
The 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., held a base mobility exercise (MOBEX) March 2-5, processing approximately 200 167th personnel using the installation deployment plan.
0 3/07
2017
Tech. Sgt. Jacob Bixler, a cyber transport craftsman for the 167th Communications Flight, spent three months at Dover Air Force Base to provide support to their communications squadron during a gap in the active duty personnel assigned there. Bixler was instrumental to the success of a base network modernization project there. Airman lends support to Dover comm squadron
An airman recently returned from a three-month tour at Dover Air Force Base with another stripe and an achievement medal for his efforts.
0 3/07
2017
Chief Master Sgt. James Dixon, incoming state Command Chief Master Sgt., salutes Maj. Gen. James A. Hoyer, The Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard, signifying his assumption of responsibility for the enlisted force of the WVNG during a change of responsibility ceremony held Feb. 4, 2017 at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va. Dixon replaced outgoing state Command Chief Master Sgt. Fred Turner, Jr. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Holli Nelson) New state command chief gets acquainted with wing
The West Virginia Air National Guard’s newest state command chief spent a week at the 167th Airlift Wing in February, his first visit to the wing since being appointed Jan. 1.
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2017
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