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Delaware C-130H Aircraft C-130's Re-Amping Up
Delaware C-130's are ready to Re-AMP.The Mission, Manpower, and the C-130H Modernization of the Delaware Air National Guard has been at the forefront of Wing leadership.The Del. ANG is in need of crucial upgrades that needs to be done if it is going to stay relevant in flying global missions after 2020.Delaware ANG leadership recently received the
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Wing assists in dignified transfer
Pouring rain and winds didn't prevent Delaware Air National Airmen from performing their duties to assist in a dignified transfer of U.S. servicemembers on December 23, 2015.Delaware ANG Airmen received notification a few hours ahead of time that a C-17 carrying six fallen Airmen and one contractor would arrive later that day. The Airmen were
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2016
Master Sgts. Tom Rutt (foreground) and Scott Nybakken work in unison at a forward-deployed location in Southwest Asia ensuring a C-130 Hercules is ready for an airlift mission to Iraq on July 8, 2003. Rutt, a flight engineer, and Nybakken, a crew chief, are both assigned to the Delaware Air National Guard’s 166th Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Terry L. Blevins) Becoming a C-130 Hercules flight engineer or loadmaster in the Delaware Air National Guard
This article explores the qualifications, selection process and training for the flight engineer and loadmaster, two of the four air crew positions of the C-130 Hercules aircraft flown by the Delaware Air National Guard's 166th Airlift Wing at the New Castle ANG Base, Del.Flight engineers and loadmasters are both enlisted positions and require
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2014
Pilot and mission commander U.S. Air Force Maj. Troy Bockius, combat systems officer (CSO) Maj. Roy Shoppert, pilot Lt. Col. J.D. Davis (background), pilot 1st Lt. Chris Farrell and CSO 1st Lt. Alex Sutherland, all from the 142nd Airlift Squadron, 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard at a mission planning meeting for a two-ship C-130H formation and airdrop mission on Oct. 22, 2014 at the New Castle ANG Base, Del. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Matwey)
Becoming a C-130 Hercules pilot or combat systems officer in the Delaware Air National Guard
Do you want to learn how to become an air crew member aboard the C-130 Hercules cargo transport aircraft, the "workhorse of the Air Force," to serve your state and nation?This article will explore the qualifications, selection process and training for the pilot and combat systems officer (CSO; formerly called a navigator), two of the four air crew
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2014
A C-130 Hercules maneuvers for a landing at Bagram Air Base Afghanistan.  The C-130 is a very versatile airlifter used to transport people, supplies and equipment wherever they're needed.   (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr.) Fly with the Delaware National Guard
If you've ever stared off into the clear blue sky and dreamed of sailing off into it; if you've ever gazed up at a gentle layer of pure white clouds and wondered what it was like to glide along the top of it; if you've ever felt that patriotic sense of pride well up inside of you and wanted to do something about it; if you think a career in
0 10/20
2014
Delaware National Guard Introduction to feature series on how to become an aviator in the Delaware National Guard
This series of feature articles will describe the essentials of how to become an aviator in the Delaware National Guard, and cover opportunities available to both Guard Airmen and Soldiers.It starts with a "joint" Air-Army article that reviews the units, aircraft and air crew positions available in the Delaware Air National Guard and Delaware Army
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2014
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