180th Fighter Wing to Support Aerospace Expeditionary Deployment
An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet, assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing, sits ready on the flightline in the early morning hours, O.t. 12, 2020, before departing from the 180FW, in Swanton, Ohio, for an Aerospace Expeditionary Force deployment. The F-16 deployment is part of a 300 Airman aviation package to combat zones, within the Central Command area of responsibility, to enhance our country’s national security objectives. The 180FW currently has an additional 100 members deployed to six countries around the world, providing operational capabilities and dominance in air, space and cyberspace, while also enhancing strategic deterrence around the globe. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker.