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  • 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
  • 166th Airlift Wing Airmen recognized during Sudden Cardiac Arrest Reunion

    Four Airmen from the 166th Airlift Wing were awarded the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Save Citation Ribbon during the 7th Annual Sudden Cardiac Arrest Reunion at the Tatnall School, Wilmington, Del., Feb 27, 2019.Staff Sgts. Cody Lytle, Ronald Stanton, Edward Waldyer and Senior Airman Mitch Tolbert, 166th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection
  • Delaware National Guard hosts State of the Guard Event

    The Delaware National Guard hosted a State of the Guard Event at Joint Force Headquarters, New Castle, Del., Feb. 15, 2019. During the event, members from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce joined with members from the Delaware National Guard to discuss current missions, activities and operations of
  • Delaware welcomes home Air National Guard members

    More than 200 Citizen Airmen assigned to the 166th Airlift Wing were welcomed home from deployment during a homecoming ceremony at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Del., Feb. 10, 2019.Friends, family and fellow Airmen gathered to thank the deployers for their service and sacrifice. All Airmen who had been deployed during
  • Delaware National Guard hosts 20th Annual Senior Leaders Conference

    The Delaware National Guard hosted the 20th Annual Senior Leaders Conference at Appoquinimink High School Auditorium, Middletown, Del., Jan. 12, 2019. Leadership from the Delaware Air and Army National Guard gathered for a time to network with peers from across the state, share successes and make plans for the future.In addition to DNG leadership,
  • 166th Airlift Wing hosts first Speed Mentoring Event

    First-term Airmen assigned to various units within the 166th Airlift Wing participated in the first Delaware Air National Guard Speed Mentoring Event, Dec. 1, 2018 at New Castle Air National Guard Base, Del.This event allowed young Airmen to engage with senior leaders to address concerns, discuss military-related topics and gain a deeper
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