The Delaware Air National Guard base in New Castle, Delaware is home to the 166th Airlift Wing. The Federal Mission of the 166th Airlift Wing is to rapidly mobilize and deploy C-130H Hercules aircraft and personnel worldwide to meet peacetime and wartime contingencies. The wing provides airlift and airdrop of troops, cargo and passengers, and also has aeromedical evacuation and civil engineer functions. The Wing's gaining command is the Air Mobility Command, U.S. Air Force.
166th Airlift Wing under command of the Governor of Delaware, is prepared to support the State of Delaware with trained personnel and equipment for various humanitarian missions to protect life and property and to preserve peace, order and public safety. The wing's gaining command is the Air Mobility Command, U.S. Air Force.
To request photo/video support for
on- or off-base event: Complete AF Form 833, Multimedia Workorder,
as early as possible and BEFORE day
of event. Submit to Public Affairs, x408
(Reference: AFI 35-109 Public Affairs
Visual Information, 12 March 2010).
Submission does not mean approval
pending other manpower priorities.
Units encouraged to sign out
self-help cameras (contact Public
Affairs), or use Flt./Sq. cameras (contact
your Unit Public Affairs Representative). 166th Airlift Wing (Map & Directions): 2600 Spruance Drive
New Castle, DE 19720 166th Force Support Squadron:
Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:00pm (closed every other Mon.) ID/CAC cards: issued Tue. & Thur. 8:00am-3:00pm
Phone: (302) 323-3410
Fax: (302) 323-3371
DSN Fax: 445-7371 Base information line: Phone: (302) 323-3300
(automated attendant) D.A.N.G. Retail Store BX (part of AAFES, Dover AFB)
Phone: (302) 322-5988 166th Airlift Wing Family Readiness Coordinator: Phone: (302) 323-3327 Webmaster/Wing Public Affairs: (by Email; for Recipient select "166th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Webmaster"):
Phone: (302) 323-3369
DSN: 445-7369 166th Communications Flight: Phone: (302) 323-3555
166th Medical Group: Phone: (302) 323-3385
DSN 445-7385 Del. National Guard State Education Program: (302) 326-7012
DSN 440-7012 Base Environmental Information: 166AW Base Environmental Policy Statement
New Castle Airport Information: