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  • 180th Members Lend A Hand

    On June 26th to 28th, several members of the 180th Fighter Wing volunteered on the Air National Guard-sponsored Medical Team for the Ohio Special Olympics Summer Games in Columbus, Ohio. The Medical Team, which consisted of doctors, nurses, guard members, friends and family, assisted with the medical needs of spectators and over 2,600 athletes.
  • Memorialized: Engine Shop Remembers Fallen Servicemember

    A commemorative brick was presented to Kristi Mitchell here on July 9th by the members of the 180th engine shop in memory of her husband, 2nd. Lt. Dave Mitchell, who was killed March 14, 2008, when his F-16 Fighing Falcon crashed near Alamo Lake, Arizona. "We all purchased it together," said Senior Master Sgt. Mike Berry, propulsion element
  • New 180th Vice Commander

    Recently, the 180th Fighter Wing announced the selection of Lt. Col. Steve Nordhaus as the next Vice Commander for the unit. Nordhaus, who most recently served as the Wing's Air Sovereignty Alert (ASA) Commander, replaces Colonel Nancy August, who will be retiring from military duty and has accepted the position of Staff Officer with the Defense
  • 180th "Night at the Mud Hens"

    On May 29, the 180th Fighter Wing hosted another "Night at the Mud Hens" and saw the largest turn-out to date. This year we had a total of 225 members, along with their families, attend this fun-filled event, located along the third-base line, up in the "Coup". Our own Master Sgt. Janeen Przysiecki, 2008 Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, was
  • 180th Fire Dept. participates in community event

    Though it may have looked like the scene of a horrific airplane crash at the Toledo Express Airport in Toledo, Ohio on the night of April 22, it was just an exercise. Eight members of the 180th Fighter Wing fire department participated in an aircraft crash and recovery exercise along with the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority and several other
  • Perfect Score: member scores 100% in technical school

    Earning the Top Graduate distinction in Technical School may be challenging enough, but Airman 1st Class Jennifer M. Logsdon, 180th Air Crew Egress Apprentice, went a step further. Logsdon received an unprecedented perfect score in all six blocks of instruction last spring in the Air Crew Egress Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard AFB, Texas. "I
  • Employers Get A Lift From Joint Event: Army and Air Guard team up to thank Bosses of Guard members

    The Camp Perry Joint Training Center and the 180th Fighter Wing hosted a joint employer event June 13, sponsored by the Ohio Adjutant General's Department, welcoming 19 employers of Ohio Army National Guard and Air National Guard servicemembers. The event gave the employers the opportunity to learn about the Guard mission and experience some of the
  • Rendering honors and providing recognition: Change of authority ceremony

    The reigns of authority were passed from Command Chief Master Sgt. Charles Aliff, 180th Fighter Wing, to Chief Master Sgt. Michael Haas, Operations Group Superintendent, June 13, 2009. With roughly 60 years of combined military service, both Aliff and Haas have uniquely served in the military bringing a wealth of experience to the 180th FW. Aliff,
  • Hometown Hero Salute: SFS/ECS Troops are welcomed home, heroes are honored

    It was a packed hangar full of proud family members, children and community members and leaders as the 180th Fighter Wing welcomed home their returning deployed servicemembers and honored those who have deployed in the past in a combined ceremony here June 14, 2009. Approximately 30 personnel from the Security Forces Squadron were formally welcomed