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Chief Master Sgt. Ron R. Glazer, Sr. 167th Airlift Wing command chief, right, presents awards to Staff Sgt. Brock Martin,the wing's Outstanding Airman of the Year for the Airman category during a ceremony at the Martinsburg, W.Va., air base, Mar 8. Senior Master Sgt. Todd Kirkwood, left, Senior Master Sgt. Chanda Keesecker and Tech Sgt Alan Romero were also recognized as Outstanding Airmen of the Year for the wing. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jodie Witmer) Outstanding Airmen of the Year honored
Four Airmen at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., were honored during the Outstanding Airmen of the Year Recognition Ceremony, March 8.The ceremony recognized the wing's outstanding Airmen of the year for 2015."This program represents the backbone of the wing, our enlisted force," said Chief Master Sgt. Ronald R. Glazer, Sr. command
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2015
Senior Master Sgt. Chanda Keesecker, Tech. Sgt. Alan Romero, Senior Airman Daniel Lord, Master Sgt. Kelley McKinney and Dean Parker test a cover for one of the visual approach slope indicator lights on the runway at the 167th Airlift Wing, Martinsburg, W.Va., Feb 6.  The VASI covers are used to block the lights during night vision training for the C-17 aircraft. The cover was made by Parker, the fabrication contractor for the wing. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle/ released) C-17 training sorties keep airfield management busy
As the 167th Airlift Wing moves closer to being a fully operational C-17 aircraft unit, regular training flights are now being launched.Starting in mid-January, three training missions are scheduled each week giving air crews the opportunity to train on assault landings, aerial refueling, night vision goggles, low level flying, combat on and
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The front wheels of a C-17 Globemaster III lift off the runway at the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard base in Martinsburg, W.Va., Dec. 18. This marked the first launch, a local training sortie, for the wing that is currently in conversion from the C-5 Galaxy to the C-17. The unit received its first C-17 aircraft Sept. 25. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle/released) Wing launches first C-17 Globemaster III local training flight
Weeks ahead of schedule, the West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th Airlift Wing launched its first C-17 Globemaster III local training flight at its base in Martinsburg, W.Va., on Dec. 18.   It was a testament to the dedication and professionalism the wing's Airmen continue to show as they embrace the unit's new mission with the C-17.     "The
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2014
Staff Sgt. Johnathen Guzik holds a ceremonial key used for the arrival of the first C-17 aircraft to the 167th Airlift Wing. Guzik was instrumental in the creation of the key. The 167th Airlift Wing recently received it's first C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. The wing is converting from C-5's to C-17's. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson/released) Maintenance shops create ceremonial key to the wing's future
As the 167th Airlift Wing moves toward its future as a C-17 unit, change can be felt all around the base.For Master Sgt. Kenneth Smith, the 167th Airlift Wing machine shop chief, nothing signifies that change more than the ceremonial C-17 key that his shop, along with the wing's sheet metal shop, designed and created.The key, which bears the wing's
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2014
MARTINSBURG, W.Va.-- The first C-17 Globemaster III arrived at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W. Va. on September 25th, 2014.  The wing has flown the C-5 Galaxy since 2007 and will begin C-17 flying operations in January 2015. The last C-5 unit in the Air National Guard, the 167th began the conversion process in July and will maintain a fleet of eight C-17s. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson/Released) 167th Airlift Wing flies last Guard C-5 training mission
The distinct whistle of the C-5 Galaxy soaring over Martinsburg, W.Va. Sept. 25 marked the last C-5 training mission at the 167th Airlift Wing and within the Air National Guard.The 167th received its first of 11 C-5s, Dec. 4, 2006 and launched its first C-5 mission, March 28, 2007.Although the C-5 was sometimes a challenge, it flew a great mission,
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2014
MARTINSBURG, W.Va.-- The first C-17 Globemaster III arrived at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W. Va. on September 25th, 2014.  The wing has flown the C-5 Galaxy since 2007 and will begin C-17 flying operations in January 2015. The last C-5 unit in the Air National Guard, the 167th began the conversion process in July and will maintain a fleet of eight C-17s. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson/Released) 167th Airlift Wing ushers in new era with arrival of first C-17
Despite the rainy skies Thursday, a silver lining could be found by the West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th Airlift Wing with the arrival of its first C-17 Globemaster III.The C-17, piloted by a crew assigned to the 164th Airlift Wing in Memphis, Tenn., touched down at Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport ushering in a new era for 167th
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2014
Capt. Blake Bennett, the 167th environmental manager, shows STARBASE Kids campers how to check ground elevation and slope using a level gun, Wednesday, July 30 at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Nathanial Taylor.) STARBASE holds Military Kids Camp, educates children in STEM fields
The 167th Airlift Wing STARBASE didn't take the summer off. Instead, it hosted a week long Military Kids Camp, July 28 through Aug 1for students to stay engaged in learning during their summer break from school.The camp was open to children ages 5-14 who either have a military family member or are sponsored by a military member.According to Sherra
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2014
Campers at the West Virginia National Guard Kids Kamp salute the flag during a ceremony at Camp Dawson, W. Va.. The camp, which was held July 12-17, celebrated its 24th year of educating military children. The program began in 1991 as a way to help children of Guardsman, who were deployed in support of Operation Desert Storm, better understand the military. (Air National Guard photo courtesy of Sherry Lewis) W. VA. National Guard holds 24th annual Kids Kamp
The West Virginia National Guard's 24th annual Kids Kamp, July 12-17 at Camp Dawson, W.Va., continued its long-standing legacy of providing an engaging environment while educating kids on military culture.The camp, is designed to give military children a small taste of what their parents experience while serving in the military.According to Capt.
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2014
Col. Shaun Perkowski, the 167th Airlift Wing commander, address the wing during its Wingman Day and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response stand-down day, Aug. 2. Perkowski addressed the need for continued emphasis on preventing and identifying perpetrators and the impact that sexual assault has on mission effectiveness. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson.) 167th holds Wingman Day, SAPR stand-down
The 167th Airlift Wing held a Wingman Day and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response stand-down Saturday, Aug. 2.This year's Wingman Day was held in coordination with an Air Force-mandated, annual safety stand-down. While the wing has held all three events in the past, this year all three were combined into one day to maximize training potential.
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Master Sgt. Ronnie Dailey, the hazardous materials pharmacy (HazMart) manager in the Logistics Readiness Squadron at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., stands among some of the 1,200 HazMart items at the 167th HazMart. Dailey is responsible for controlling and maintaining accountability of all hazardous materials on the wing. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jodie Witmer) 167th HazMart manager is career field expert
Master Sgt. Ronnie Dailey didn't think his military career would extend past his initial enlistment after raising his right hand on Jan 9, 1981. Dailey began his career as a traditional guardsman working in the supply warehouse, but received an in jest "eviction notice" from Senior Airman Christopher Tusing on July 1, 1997. The "eviction notice",
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