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  • Wing Commander and 562nd Band participate in Veteran’s Day celebration at Reagan National Library

    Wing Commander of the 146th Airlift Wing, Col. Paul Hargrove, spoke to a crowd of more than 1,000 people to honor World War II veteran, retired Lt. Col. Clyde East Nov. 11 at the Reagan National Library in Simi Valley, Calif.The event started off with a flyover of a C-17 Globemaster III and pack of Black Hawk UH-60s prior to the ceremony.
  • Vanguard changes to website and email distribution

    In a move to streamline news production and save money, the wing's VanGuard will transition from a print publication to an e-mail newsletter starting January 2010, and will become one of the wing's primary communication tools. December's VanGuard edition is the last print issue.Traditional news media, like print newspapers, have been hit hard over
  • Channel Islands ANGS Security Forces Leave for Saudi

    More than 40 Airmen of the 146th Airlift Wing's Security Forces Flight left Oct. 18 for a six-month tour to Saudi Arabia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Airmen will be conducting routine air base defense and are trained in various areas of law enforcement. The first leg of their tour takes them via the 146th's own C-130J to Fort Dix for
  • The 146th Airlift Wing’s Logistics Readiness Squadron stands out nationally

    The 146th Airlift Wing's Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) has been receiving national notoriety, setting Air Force-wide records and winning more than four national awards and a combined ten individual and unit awards over the last year! History was made as 146AW members assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in Afghanistan helped
  • 146th Airlift Wing lends helping hand to Skid Row Mission in Los Angeles

    An entire ISU 90 container filled with more than 60 bags of clothes and shoes donated by the members of the 146th Airlift Wing was delivered to the Los Angeles Rescue Mission on Skid Row last month. Members from the 146th Airlift Wing delivered the donated goods directly to the mission on Sept. 16, led by Chief Master Sgt. Rick Onsgard and Senior
  • Lofty Goalz for 146AW Airman

    Tech. Sgt. Mike Muller of the 146th Airlift Wing is responsible for initiating "Camp Goalz," a camp where young athletes come together with military mentors for a three-day look at life's values and the value of goals.Muller has volunteered much of his time to forming the camp's foundation and purpose. He stresses the importance of goals and the
  • 146th AW Year in Review

    The 146th Airlift Wing concluded another year filled with historical milestones and sensational achievements: continuing to fight the war on terrorism overseas, combating wildfires at home, and setting new flying safety records January 2007 marked the end of another long chapter in the wing's history as the last of the Channel Islands C-130s
  • 302nd AEG conducts its 21st day of California wild fire support

    Aircraft and firefighters from the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group began their 21st day of aerial firefighting support missions July 16 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in California. On July 15, aerial assets of the 302nd AEG did not perform aerial firefighting missions due limited visibility over the fires. The 302nd Airlift Wing from
  • C-130s continue aerial firefighting operations in California

    Aircraft from the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group continued aerial firefighting support missions July 5 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in California. C-130 Hercules aircraft flew 25 sorties in approximately 50 flight hours. Twelve sorties flew to the Goleta, or Gap, fire located approximately six miles northwest of Santa Barbara and
  • Fire retardant reload operations moved to Channel Islands

    The 302nd Air Expeditionary Group moved some critical fire retardant reloading equipment to the Channel Islands Air National Guard Station July 8 to increase the efficiency of modular airborne firefighting systems-equipped C-130 Hercules in battling wildfires in California. The purpose for setting up a reload operation at Channel Islands ANGS is to