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  • Bare base basics

    Nine members of the Delaware Air National Guard's 166th Force Support Squadron attended Force Support Combat Training here Nov. 14-21, 2014. The mission was to acquire the skills needed to go from bare base operations to sustainment in just 30 days.Training combined Airmen from the ANG, Air Force Reserve and active duty components to simulate
  • 166th Airlift Wing Airmen of the Quarter, first three quarters of 2014

    Chief Master Sgt. Shaune Peters, command chief, 166th Airlift Wing, announced on Nov. 4, 2014, the names of the Airmen selected as 166th Airlift Wing Airmen of the Quarter for the third quarter of calendar year 2014 (July-Sept., 2014)."Keep up the good work! And thanks to your supervisors and squadrons for recognizing your contributions and taking
  • Delaware National Guard combats hunger locally

    So you've dropped off some food, either where you work at the New Castle Air National Guard Base, at the Army Aviation facility at the New Castle Airport, at Joint Forces Headquarters inside the Armed Forces Reserve Center in New Castle, or at one of several Delaware Army National Guard readiness centers across the state. Now what happens?"For a
  • Second child care provider available to Delaware Guard families on drill weekends

    Starting during this January's Unit Training Assembly (Jan. 11-12, 2015), members of the Delaware National Guard with children will have a second provider for drill weekend child care located just 4.6 miles (about a 10 minute drive) from the New Castle Air National Guard Base.Munchkin University, a home-based and State of Delaware licensed child
  • Base Honor Guard wants you on their team - to honor with dignity

    The 166th Base Honor Guard is recruiting new members! The Honor Guard serves the wing and local community by providing military funeral honors and supports various military and community ceremonies.No experience is necessary. If you would like to learn how to be a ceremonial Guardsman and are interested in joining and want more information, please
  • Tool to safeguard PII scheduled for December rollout AF wide

    The Digital Signature Enforcement Tool is scheduled for Air Force-wide integration Dec. 5, providing Microsoft Outlook email users with an interactive, automated virtual assistant to help ensure the security of personally identifiable information."I can't overstate the operational importance of preventing PII breaches," said Maj. Gen. B. Edwin
  • Wing Holiday Meal Saturday December 6

    Please join us for the 2014 Wing Holiday Meal.Location: Aerospace Dining Facility (Lt. Col. David F. "Snapper" McCallister Memorial Dining Hall)Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Cost for AGR'S and OFFICERS: $7.70 (all others: show CAC)Main entrees: Baked Ham, Roast Beef and Boneless Roast TurkeyThe Trimmings will include:
  • Introducing our wing director of psychological health

    The mission statement for the National Guard Psychological Health Program is to advocate for and support National Guard members and families by promoting mental fitness and personal wellness for operational readiness.The 166th Airlift Wing Director of Psychological Health serves as a behavioral health consultant, subject matter expert and advocate
  • Delaware Air Guard career news for November, 2014

    November 2014 career news for Airmen of the Delaware Air National Guard covering officer appointments, enlistments, promotions and retirements. Unless otherwise noted, these personnel actions are effective November, 2014, as reported by the 166th Force Support Squadron and Delaware ANG HQ.Appointed: None this period.Enlistments: None this
  • Multi-ship maintenance

    On Sunday, November 2, five C-130H aircraft started up. At noon, four taxied to the runway and took off headed to New Jersey to perform airdrop training. One held back as ground crew scrambled. Within an hour, a fifth C-130 went wheels up. A few hours later, all aircraft touched back down at the New Castle Air National Guard Base.Mission
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