About the 146th Airlift WIng

The 146th Airlift Wing is a Air National Guard base located in Port Hueneme, California.

We are a combat ready organization prepared to support the U.S. and allied forces, as well as provide disaster response, humanitarian relief, and large scale aerial firefighting capabilities to the state of California and the nation.


To be the best tactical airlift wing in the Air National Guard.


To provide superior tactical airlift to the state and nation.

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Wing Commander

Col. Keith Y. Ward


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Combat Dining Out Coming September! #hollywoodguardcombatdiningout
Time to start putting your Combat Dining Out "uniform" together! #hollywoodguardcombatdiningout
UPDATE: More info attached on the Pilot Training Program. Apply today!
HIRING PILOTS: If you are under 30, in good health, and have a 4-year degree, apply today!
Major Tony Montes relinquished command of the 146th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to Lt. Col. Matthew Glynn this morning. Maj. Montes then assumed command of the 146th Maintenance Squadron. Congratulations to both commanders on their new roles!
Congratulations to Command Chief Master Sgt Cynthia Gregory on her retirement after 35 years of committed service to the Air Force. Today we celebrated Chief Master Sgt Bell assuming the position of Command Chief of the 146th Airlift Wing. Chief Gregory will be sorely missed but Chief Bell will rightfully fulfill her responsibilities.
As we wrap up a successful week of MAFFS training, you can rest assured that the military and forest service are preparing for the next wildfire season.
MAFFS 2018 Sacramento - Fight the Fires!
Check out these water drops!
More #MAFFS water drops in the Tahoe National Forest for 2018 recertification and training.
Check out our bird #MAFFS6 and CAL FIRE OV-10 lead plane on day one of #MAFFS flying for 2018 annual recertification and training with @ForestServiceNW in Tahoe National Forest. All partner agencies are training together this week @CALFIRE McClellan reload base in Sacramento.
Congrats to the April CCAF graduates! Hard work pays off.
A local Sesame Street crew came out to our station last week to produce a segment on aircraft mechanics, featuring our airmen, Sgt Causaus and Sgt Sahle!
Check out our folks from the 146th Airlift Wing who took part in our first ever Health and Wellness course we offered last week. Members learned fun exercise plans as well as how to prepare healthy gourmet meals!
Welcome to the 146th Airlift Wing's Public Affairs Official Facebook page! Please take a second to watch our 2018 Mission video for a little preview of what we do here at the unit! 2018 Mission Video created by: 146 AW Public Affairs Office Photo contibutions by: Zack Warburg Photography Video contributions by: Brian Miliefsky and KTLA 5
Thank you Airman Magazine for helping tell our story to our community, and across the globe.
Interested in flying C-130s?? Apply today if you're under 30 and have a bachelors degree! https://t.co/YLHasR7E0I
Stay up-to-date with the details on September's Combat Dining Out! https://t.co/UcQWUmgyAU
Time to start getting your Combat Dining Out "uniforms" ready! https://t.co/GGKJLXbI42
Combat Dining Out coming up for servicemembers and their families! #hollywoodguardcombatdiningout https://t.co/G8JsJsIFb8
Wow!! First ever “Health and Wellness” week @146AirliftWing provides retreat-style healthy meals, courses on health… https://t.co/ZFqY84E0LL
RT @theCaGuard: MULTIMEDIA STORY: Airman Magazine connected with #CalGuard's @146AirliftWing during the #ThomasFire to tell their story as…
Big thanks to @AirmanMagazine1 for embedding with @CAL_FIRE and the 146AW during the December 17 fires. Watch “Hold… https://t.co/7LPoo5aGPz
RT @theCaGuard: Thanks, @NGAUS1878 , for featuring #CalGuard soldiers as your Picture of the Week! https://t.co/o2P8aUypUq
RT @theCaGuard: A firefighting C-130 from the #CalGuard's @146AirliftWing is featured on page 28 of this month's @NGAUS1878 magazine. (Phot…
Lt Gen L. Scott Rice, Director of the Air National Guard, speaks to 146AW Airmen and addresses the issues facing Gu… https://t.co/2expblUPgX
Director of the #AirNationalGuard Lt Gen L. Scott Rice visits the 146th Airlift Wing. After coining a few of the w… https://t.co/1u9IYGhISy
RT @theCaGuard: STORY LINK #CalGuard Wraps Up Response to California Wildfires via @Militarydotcom https://t.co/Y4WpFk0MqC #ThomasFire #K
RT @theCaGuard: The #CalGuard makes a showing in the @DeptofDefense #YearInReview photo collection! Check out our @146AirliftWing featured…
RT @USNationalGuard: Our @146AirliftWing has dropped more than 200,000 gallons of fire retardant during 73 sorties while fighting wildfires…
@CAL_FIRE making progress on #ThomasFire with support from #MAFFS and many other tankers in the fight! 8 drops yest… https://t.co/8AZsmIWXRQ
RT @KEYTNC3Alys: This is one example of the commitment and dedication of firefighters. This firefighter talks with a homeowner via home sur…
#MAFFS flew 6 sorties yesterday in support of firefighters battling flames on the ground @CAL_FIRE #OneTeamOneFight https://t.co/OsTPeBXJmX
#MAFFS stand ready to assist @CAL_FIRE as soon as winds and visibility allow. https://t.co/I6gJoeAeko
RT @countyofsb: MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER: Montecito and Summerland area - South of 192, North of 101, West of Toro Cyn, East of Summit Rd…

Contact Information

Military Personnel Flight/ID/DD214
(805) 986-7470

Family Readiness
(805) 986-7468

Director of Psychological Health                                                                                                                                                                                                                        805-986-7549

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
(805) 758-8083  

Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Link

Chaplain's Office
(805) 986-7481

Wing Headquarters
(805) 986-8000

146th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Media Inquiries Only: (805) 340-7301

California National Guard Public Affairs (State)
(916) 854-3304

For a list of other base contacts, click here.

146th AW Recruiting


Local Recruiting Office:
5021 Verdugo Way Suite 104,
Camarillo CA 93012