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  • October Featured Airman of the month

    This October's Airman of the month is Airman 1st Class Monique Torres, the newest addition to the 146th Airlift Wing's finance office. We caught up with Torres to find out a little more about herself and what her future will hold.1. When did you enlist in the Air Force, how long have you been in the service?My service with the military began when I
  • September's Post its, promotions and news picks

    Here is the latest news and information you need to know from the 146th Airlift Wing. Don't forget you can also like us on Facebook or even watch videos from YouTube and follow us on Twitter! Welcome our newest Airmen of the 146th!Senior Airman Jordan Michael Albers- 146th Logistics Readiness SquadronAirman 1st class Derek Rashaun Davis- 146th
  • September Commander's View

    We had a change in the senior staff this past month and I would like to thank Col. Marilyn Rios for her outstanding leadership as the Vice Commander for the 146th AW since 2003. She has taken over the 162nd Combat Communications Group Commander position and she will be sorely missed here at Channel Islands. Join me in wishing her good luck and God
  • Catching up with the BEEF!

    Hawaii, Cuba, Canada, Guam--sounds like a dream vacation, but it's just another day on the job for the 146th Airlift Wing Civil Engineering Squadron (CES), and they are on the move... again. But don't think for a minute that these engineers are on vacation. They are working arduously as the Prime BEEF team (Base Emergency Engineering Force). The
  • North Carolina Air National Guard returns to MAFFS mission

    The North Carolina Air National Guard's 145th Airlift Wingwill return to flying MAFFS Aug. 14, six weeks after four of the unit'sAirmen were killed in a C-130 crash during a fire fighting mission in SouthDakota."Charlotte's MAFFS 8 will replace MAFFS 9 from California, for three weekswhile the 146th Airlift Wing's C-130 undergoes required
  • A shadow falls over MAFFS activation this year

    On June 25, the California National Guard' s 146th Airlift Wing (AW) proudly entered yet another annual fight with U.S. Forest Service against wildfires, this time in the Rocky Mountain Region with flames threatening the Air Force Academy and new cadets in Colorado Springs, Colo. The threat to life and property was so great this year that all eight
  • Motorcycle Ride-In and BBQ Huge Success

         Vintage and top-of-the-line motorcycles from all over Southern California streamed through the gates this drill weekend to attend the wing safety program's inaugural "Motorcycle Show and Barbeque."     Organized by the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, the event sought to bring together all drivers in a community setting, both two-wheeled and
  • July Commander's View

     The 146th AW has been extremely busy the last couple of months with four inspections and the recent activation of MAFFS. The inspections went very well and I would like to thank everyone for their hard work and efforts. Special congratulations to the AES who were awarded an "Outstanding" for their Health Services Inspection and to Maintenance
  • MAFFS drops continue in Cheyenne

    Firefighting support to the U.S. Forest Service is now based out of Cheyenne, Wyo. for the 27 members of the146th Airlift Wing (AW) who were activated one week ago, June 30, 2012. C130s equipped with MAFFS (Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems) arrived from around the country in response to requests from the Forest Service."Weather has played a
  • July's Post its, Promotions and News Picks

    Here is the latest news and information you need to know from the 146th Airlift Wing. For all the most up to date information be sure to check out our public webpage, like us on Facebook or even watch videos from YouTube and follow us on Twitter! Welcome our newest Airmen of the 146th!Timothy McCleary Guido Morales Bryson PhillippeKurt Joob Barry
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