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  • Community organizations send their thanks!

    Part of the 180th Fighter Wing mission is to be good stewards in our communities. The 180th continues to show how committed they are to their communities, with contributions to the Seagate Food Bank and a partnership with the American in Red Cross.In 2012, 180th members donated 4,917 pounds of food, as well as, $6,909.50, to the Seagate Food Bank
  • Airman breathes life into mini F-16 at OPS

    The first week of October 180th Fighter Wing Airmen remounted a miniature F-16 to its static display outside 180th FW Operations building to mark the completion of a three-month restoration project.Tech. Sgt. Michael Goulette, a member of the 180th Fabrication shop, led the efforts for refurbishing the once weather-damaged, miniature plane."This
  • Commander’s Comments: Are you Fiscally Fit?

    every year and we see Airmen deal with it every month. It is a duty and responsibility each one of us in uniform are expected to achieve and maintain throughout our career. Are you fiscally fit? Do not confuse being physically fit with being fiscally Fit. Being fiscally fit is also a duty and responsibility for all Airmen as outlined in Air Force
  • 180th FW Firefighters shine during base inspection

    A team of 180th Fighter Wing firefighters sprung in to action to simulate the extraction of an unresponsive pilot at the 180th FW flight line Oct. 13 for the Consolidated Unit Inspection inspectors."We were given a scenario where a fire was underneath a grounded air plane with an unconscious pilot," said Staff Sgt. Matthew Pugh, 180th FW
  • 180th Fighter Wing Deemed Mission Ready!

    During a recent Alert Force Evaluation, the 180th Fighter Wing Aerospace Control Alert mission, along with the 180th FW Command Post section received the rating of Mission Ready. This rating is the highest rating inspectors can report for North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, alert units.Words of congratulations from the AFE
  • Toledo Air National Guard Unit Performing Night Flying

    Toledo Air National Guard Unit Performing Night Flying(October 22, 2012) - The 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard will be conducting training flights at night beginning Monday, October 22 through Thursday, October 25. Area residents may see or hear F-16 fighter jets taking off and landing until about 10:00 p.m. through and including
  • 'Hang 'em High' gives Airmen deployment experience

    In August 2012, approximately 80 Airmen from the 180th Fighter Wing participated in a seven-day combat exercise called "Hang 'em High" in Great Falls, Montana. "Our F-16s were flying with the 120 Fighter Wing Montana Air National Guard F-15s, and basically playing war," said Airman 1st Class Erin Brubaker, an airfield management operations
  • Ohio Air National Guard Members Assist After Fatal Crash

    "When called, we respond with ready units to execute Federal, State and Community Missions." The official mission statement of the Ohio National Guard and a phrase that members of the Ohio Army and Air National Guard strive to live by. In the early evening hours of May 11, 2012, three Air National Guard members proved their readiness and responded
  • 180th Fighter Wing Receives ACA Unit of the Year Award for 2011

    Please congratulate our outstanding ACA team for winning the ACA unit of the year award for the second year in a row!All 180th members, families and friends can take pride in knowing that we were honored by receiving the CONR-AFNORTH First Air Force Aerospace Control Alert Unit of the Year award for 2011. This is the second consecutive year the
  • Political participation: Do’s and Don’ts

    Ohio's Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The military wants you to participate in our democratic process - within limits. You are encouraged to vote (and may do so in uniform during the duty day) and promote and encourage other people to vote. Just as any other private citizen, you may express your personal opinions about