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  • The Last Frontier: Stingers Travel to Alaska For Red Flag

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA - Over 150 Airmen from the 180th Fighter Wing traveled to Alaska representing the Ohio National Guard in a two-week, multi-national exercise called, Red Flag May 4th - 15th, 2015 at Eielson Air Force Base. Eielson AFB is home to Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC). One of the world's largest airspaces, it's
  • Nesting in the Keys: 180FW travels for winter training

    Approximately 140 180th Fighter Wing Airmen from Toledo, Ohio deployed to Naval Station Key West to conduct air combat training exercises over the Gulf of Mexico in January.180th FW F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15 Eagles from the 159th FW, New Orleans, trained against F-5 Tigers from Fighter Squadron Composite 111, Naval Station Key West, Boca Chica
  • A Chaplain on Ice

    It is the coldest, driest, and windiest place on Earth. There is no further or more remote deployment military personnel can be sent on. Operation Deep Freeze takes Air National Guardsmen 2400 miles south of New Zealand and is a scientific operation, not a military one.But the Air National Guard has two unique assets at its disposal that are
  • Air Guard Airman Gives Gift to Man with Cerebral Palsy

    One Airman assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing recently demonstrated excellence in his Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan communities, when he provided a generous gift to a 32-year-old man, who was born with cerebral palsy.Senior Airman Jacob Sorosiak, a Guard Airman with the 180th FW weapons section, gave Bradley Oehler and his family an
  • Airman, Leader, Warrior: A two time cancer survivor's journey

    "I'm going to hit you with the whole kitchen sink," said the oncologist to Senior Master Sgt. Dale Przyojski, before her first chemotherapy treatment after her second diagnosis of breast cancer. Przyojski, a finance superintendent at the 180th Fighter Wing, found a lump on her breast in April of 2011. A month later, while driving home with her
  • 180th Fighter Wing conducts realistic combat training in Louisiana

    Imagine four F-16 Fighting Falcons against six F-15 Screaming Eagles. The outnumbered F-16s have a designated location to protect from the air while the F-15s come in from all angles to destroy it. Approximately 220 Airmen from the 180th Fighter Wing deployed to Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, New Orleans, La., Jan. 13, 2014 for a two-week for a
  • Delayed Reporting for the 180th Fighter Wing

    The 180th Fighter Wing is currently operating under delayed reporting for tomorrow, Feb. 5, 2014. Personnel working day shift should plan to arrive at 10 a.m. Night shift personnel should arrive normal scheduled time. Emergency and Emergency On Call personnel are required to report for duty at their regular designated times. Continue to check this
  • Ohio Airmen bring holiday cheer to local children

    Security Forces Airmen from the 180th Fighter Wing teamed up with the Swanton Lions Club to help bring some holiday cheer to children in the local area, by collecting and delivering new toys to more than 150 children. Since 2004, members of the 180th Security Forces Squadron have been dedicated to giving back to the community. In years past, the
  • Commander's Comments: Life Fitness

    First, I want to thank everyone for a job well done getting ready for the Air ExpeditionaryForces and all of the hard work to successfully deploy all our members. It is the unique diversity, talents and teamwork that make the 180th the most outstanding Fighter Wing in the whole world. Our country is facing many challenges with our military members
  • 180th FW serves Toledo’s homeless

    Volunteers from the 180th Logistics Readiness Squadron served dinner to more than 200 of Toledo's homeless on Feb. 25 at the Cherry Street Mission.The 180th LRS increased the visibility of the Ohio Air National Guard in the Toledo area by working with the Cherry Street Mission Ministries to provide coats and meals for the homeless.Established in