180th Fighter Wing to Support Aerospace Expeditionary Deployment
By Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker, 180th Fighter Wing
/ Published October 07, 2020
SWANTON, Ohio -- A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing, prepares for an early morning take-off Oct. 12, 2020, 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.