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Default Air Force Logo 180FW Airmen support hurricane relief efforts, provide calm in chaos
More than 300 members of the Ohio National Guard have answered the call after four historic hurricanes ravaged parts of Florida, Texas, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo 180FW AGE Airmen Keep Mission Flying High
Maintaining mission readiness and keeping aircraft flight ready are top priorities at the 180th Fighter Wing located in Swanton, Ohio. To maintain readiness and meet the demands of various deployments and training exercises, hours of hard work are put in by Airmen in the 180FW Maintenance Group.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Quarterly, 180th Fighter Wing Security Forces Airmen participate in Crisis Intervention Team Training
Law enforcement officers have a difficult job and no two encounters are the same, especially when responding to calls involving someone with a mental illness or in crisis situations.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Smoky Mountain Medical Brings Care to Appalachian People
“The Appalachian people themselves are a strong and independent people,” said Matthew Lyvers, a public health educator with Clay County Health Department in Hayesville, North Carolina. “And that can pose a challenge.”
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Default Air Force Logo 180th Fighter Wing to Participate in Red Flag
180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard is scheduled to participate in Red Flag, an advanced aerial combat exercise in August at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
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Default Air Force Logo Department of Defense to host health clinic for North Carolina residents
More than 200 service members will provide no-cost medical care to residents in Clay and Swain counties, and surrounding areas from Wednesday, Aug. 2 through Thursday, Aug. 10.
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2017
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, flies alongside a Hungarian JAS 39 Grippens during exercise Load Diffuser 17 at Kecskemet Air Base, Hungary, May 25, 2017. More than 150 Airmen from the 180FW and eight F-16s are participating in the Hungarian led, two week multinational exercise focused on enhancing interoperability capabilities and skills among NATO allied and European partner air forces by conducting joint operations and air defenses to maintain joint readiness, while also bolstering relationships within the U.S. Air National Guard’s State Partnership Program initiatives. Ohio became state partners with Hungary in 1993. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker. Ohio National Guard Strengthens Partnership with Allied Nations
Approximately 200 members of the 180th Fighter Wing, 179th Airlift Wing and 107th Cavalry Regiment joined forces joined forces with an additional 200 military members from six allied and partner nations and 10 different airframes from throughout Europe for the two-week exercise, to include Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and the United States.
0 6/29
2017
Brig. Gen. Csaba Ugrik, commander of 59th Air Base, Brig. Gen. Stephen Markovich, commander of the Ohio Air National Guard, Mr. David Kostelancik, chargé d’ affaires for the U.S. Embassy in Hungary, Gen. Tod Wolters, commander of the United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Lt. Gen. Zoltan Orosz, PhD., deputy chief of defence for the Hungarian Defence Forces, and Brig. Gen. Albert Sáfár, chief of air forces for the Hungarian Defence Forces attended the Distinguished Visitor Day at the 59th Air Base in Kecskemét, Hungary, on June 2. Approximately 400 military members from the United States, Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Czech Republic, including 200 Airmen from the Ohio National Guard, are participating in the largest air-to-air and air-to-ground exercise in Hungary, focused on conducting military-to-military engagements, interoperability and maintaining joint readiness. COMUSAFE Visits Multinational Load Diffuser Exercise in Hungary
General Tod Wolters, commander of United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, visited the Hungarian Defence Force’s 59th Air Base, Hungary, as part of a Distinguished Visitor Day, recognizing the efforts of six regional partners during Exercise Load Diffuser 2017 on Fri., June 2.
0 6/05
2017
Airman First Class Dan Haviland, an avionics specialist assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, collects trash alongside more than 40 180FW Airmen during the wing’s annual Adopt-A-Road clean-up day, April 8, 2017. The 180FW established a partnership with Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful Adopt-A-Road program more than 20 years ago when the wing officially adopted the five mile stretch of road in March, 1997. Boasting a long tradition of supporting our surrounding communities and throughout Northwest Ohio, 180FW Airmen are fully integrated into our local communities and are invested in the safety and quality of life within those communities, they are dedicated to giving back to those communities who provide the foundational support to our missions, our Airmen and their families. Adopt-A-Road: 180th Fighter Wing Airmen Keep Ohio Beautiful
More than 40 Airmen assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, collected 57 bags of trash during the wing’s annual roadside clean-up efforts April 8, 2017, in Swanton, Ohio. The 180FW established a partnership with Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful Adopt-A-Road program more than 20 years ago when the wing officially adopted the five mile stretch of road in March, 1997.
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2017
Runners take off from the start line at the I Believe I Can Fly 5k race at the Toledo Express Airport in Swanton, Ohio on April 9, 2017. The 180th Fighter Wing’s Company Grade Officer Council partnered with the non-profit organization, The Arms Forces, as well as local law enforcement, fire departments and civilian volunteers to hold the third annual race which had approximately 270 participants, to raise awareness for military members with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. The race, now in its third year, provides runners of all ages, the rare opportunity to run a unique course, down the taxiways used by Northwest Ohio’s very own 180FW, while also promoting awareness and raising funds to benefit our veterans who have given so much to our great nation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Nic Kuetemeyer) Invisible Wounds:
The 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, partnered with The Arms Forces to host the I Believe I Can Fly 5k, April 9, 2017, at the Toledo Express Airport in Swanton, Ohio. More than 250 runners participated in the race, focused on raising awareness for veterans and current military members with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injuries.
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