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  • Eleven new chief master sergeants honored

    Eleven senior master and chief master sergeants were honored during the Chief Master Sergeant Recognition Ceremony held at The Landings, Feb. 8, 2020.Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, Air Mobility Command command chief, Scott AFB, Ill., was the guest speaker for the event, during which the newest chief master sergeants and chief master sergeant
  • Delaware National Guard participates in Total Force, Joint Training Exercise Diamond Wing

    Members of the Delaware Air and Army National Guard participated in Total Force, Joint Training Exercise Diamond Wing along with Active-Duty Air Force personnel and aircraft from Dover Air Force Base, here, Nov. 14, 2019.The exercise provided an opportunity for the units from the First State to work together to simulate a state-wide disaster
  • 166th Airlift Wing active-shooter exercise tests, showcases readiness

    The hustle and bustle in the everyday work centers were interrupted by the notification of an active shooter during an exercise, here, Aug. 22, 2019.The purpose of this exercise was to provide members of the 166th Airlift Wing with a greater awareness and understanding of possible threats, as well as test their ability to respond properly in the
  • 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