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  • 166th Airlift Wing welcomes World War II veteran

    The 166th Airlift Wing welcomed U.S. Army Air Corps 1st Lt. (ret) Raymond Firmani as a guest speaker for a Hangar Talk, here, Aug. 10, 2019.The event allowed Firmani to give a first-hand account of his experiences as a B-17 pilot during World War II. He spoke about the 25 combat missions he flew during his time in the Army Air Corps as well as
  • 166th Communications Flight join forces with Delaware Department of Homeland Security

    Members from the 166th Communications Flight participated in a Site on Wheels deployment exercise with the Delaware Department of Homeland Security’s Division of Communications here, July 24, 2019.The Site on Wheels deployment is a collaborative effort between the 166th CF and DivComm to give situational awareness of the civilian assets available
  • Delaware National Guard Completes Operation Highball 2019

    The Delaware National Guard participated in a state-wide special focus exercise known as Operation HIGHBALL in New Castle, Del., July 9-12, 2019. The event took place at the Amtrak Maintenance Facilities in Bear and DNG’s River Road Training Site.Operation HIGHBALL is an all-hazards event based on local and state resources. It’s intent is to train
  • 166th Airlift Wing mobile app now available on USAF Connect

    The 166th Airlift Wing is excited to announce the launch of the wing’s mobile application in USAF Connect.Personnel are invited to install the USAF Connect application from the Apple App Store or Google Play and select the 166th Airlift Wing when prompted to add favorites. Once favorited, users can swipe left from the USAF Connect home screen to
  • 166th Airlift Wing Hosts IRR Muster

    The 166th Airlift Wing hosted a muster for more than 65 Air Force Individual Ready Reserve members here, May 18.The muster provided opportunities for IRR Airmen to update their personnel and medical information with the Air Reserve Personnel Center and learn the latest information on available benefits.No longer performing their Air Force jobs,
  • 166th Airlift Wing CES Firefighters Participate in Operation Blue Skywalker

    Station 33 firefighters were the lead unit that participated in Operation Blue Skywalker, here, April 10, 2019. Other agencies participating in the drill included the Federal Aviation Administration, Delaware Emergency Management Agency, New Castle County Emergency Medical Services, Saint Francis Hospital, Wilmington Manor and Christiana Fire
  • No rushing: Slow is smooth, smooth is fast for EOD

    Airmen with the explosive ordnance disposal flight at the 166th Airlift Wing teamed up with the base’s emergency management Airmen to conduct a joint exercise operation here April 7.Three Airmen with the EOD flight conducted a two-part exercise: identifying, decontaminating and sealing a dummy munition, overseen and graded by EOD; and a
  • 166th Airlift Wing receives new commander

     U.S. Air Force Colonel Carla D. Riner assumed command of the 166th Airlift Wing during a ceremony held here, April 6, 2019. Riner previously served as Special Assistant to the Adjutant General for Air at the West Virginia National Guard Headquarters.Riner is a senior pilot with almost 3,000 hours in the C-130H3, including 121 combat and combat
  • Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner visits 166th Airlift Wing

    Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief, National Guard Bureau visited the Delaware Air National Guard, March 1, 2019 at the New Castle Air National Guard Base, Del.During his visit, Kepner toured the base, its facilities and connected with Airmen. Several Airmen joined Kepner for lunch, during which he
  • Delaware National Guard welcomes new Adjutant General

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Carol Timmons, The Adjutant General - Air, Delaware National Guard, relinquished command of the DNG to U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael Berry at the Army Aviation Facility, New Castle, Del., March 2, 2019.Berry assumed command from Timmons, who is retiring from the DNG after 42 years of dedicated service.Distinguished visitors
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