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  • California National Guard Mourns Victims of North Carolina Guard Tragedy

    Maj. Gen. David S. Baldwin, Adjutant General for the California National Guard, issued the following statement today regarding the crash of a North Carolina Air National Guard C-130J aircraft in South Dakota: "The Airmen and Soldiers of the California National Guard were grief-stricken in learning of Sunday's tragedy involving the crash of a North
  • MAFFS Equipped C-130 Crashes in South Dakota

    7/2/2012 -  -- At approximately 6 P.M. MDT, a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System equipped C-130 aircraft supporting fire fighting missions crashed in the southwest corner of South Dakota. The aircraft was supporting the efforts against the White Draw Fire.The cause of the crash is not known and the incident is under investigation. There are no
  • SPECIAL EDITION:May Featured Airman of the Month

    As a special edition of the Channel Islands 'Featured Airman of the Month' the 146th would like to recognize Senior Airman Jonathan Khattar for the month of May. Khattar is a senior member of the Civil Air Patrol and was recently given the special opportunity to attend the Annual Civil Air Patrol National Board Meeting held in Washington D.C.
  • Private plane used in military exercises crashes near Point Mugu; pilot killed

    The pilot of a former British military plane died Friday when it crashed in an agricultural field on its return to Point Mugu.The crash of the private plane, contracted by the Navy for military exercises, came exactly one year after a civilian air tanker crashed at Point Mugu.The downed plane was a Hawker Hunter, a single-seat fighter/ground attack
  • Service Members, Families, Get Free Pass to National Parks

    Service members and their families will be able to enter all of America's national parks free of charge for a year under an initiative announced today.The pass - the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass, which normally costs $80 - will become available to service members and their dependents on Armed Forces
  • SPECIAL EDITION: May's Post its, Promotions and News Picks

    Here is a special edition of our Post it's, Promotions and News Picks. For all the latest information be sure to check out all our stories on the 146th public web page at www.146aw.ang.af.mil or "like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/146thAirliftWingCompliance Inspection team arrives! "We're here to validate readiness, capability and
  • Compliance Inspection team arrives

    "We're here to validate readiness, capability and compliance," said Colonel Steven Legrand, Compliance Inspection team chief. Col. Legrand arrived with his team of 42 inspectors Friday afternoon after a long five hour flight from Scott Air Force Base, Ill. to the clear skies and warm weather of Channel Islands. Making a gesture of a 'growing'
  • Jet bound for Point Mugu crashes in Ventura County; one dead

    At least one person is dead after a fighter jet used for training and bound for the Point Mugu Naval Air Station crashed in Ventura County, a county fire spokesman said.Ventura County Fire spokesman Steve Swindle said the Hawker Hunter trainer jet went down near Hueneme and Potrero roads, not far from Cal State Channel Islands in Camarillo.He said
  • May Commander's View

    All,I hope the May drill finds everyone well and ready for final inspection preparations. Yesterday we had an all hands meeting and every organization briefed the status of their inspection checklists, including any problem areas. This gave the senior leadership and everyone in the wing the eyes on how we are prepared going into the comprehensive
  • May's Post its, Promotions and News Picks

    Please check our public webpage as well as our Facebook for more stories and photos to come soon! Also look for another Commander's View coming shortly! Here is the latest information and news you need to know from the 146th! Welcome our newest Airmen of the 146th! 2nd Lieutenant Curtis Charles Byrd- 115th Airlift Squadron Senior Airman Steven A.