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Default Air Force Logo 172d AW Members Earn Annual MSANG Honors
Congratulations to Senior Airmen Amy E. Sharp, 172 AW Force Support Squadron, for being named as the state's Airman of the Year. Congratulations also go out to Master Sgt. Joshua T. Shearer, 172 AW Medical Group, for being named as the state's First Sergeant of the Year. Both of these award winners will now advance to the national competition.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AF responds to hiring freeze
The Air Force is working with the Defense Department to provide additional guidance on the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
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2017
Maj. Gen. William O. Hill, Commander Mississippi Air National Guard, presents the Air National Guard Maintenance Effectiveness Award (small unit category) to 172d Maintenance Group at Thompson Field, Jackson, Miss., June 4, 2016. Pictured L-R, Chief Master Sgt. David Easterling, Chief Master Sgt. Raymond May, Chief Master Sgt. Norman Hatch, Maj. Gen. William O. Hill, Chief Master Sgt. Willis Allen, Senior Master Sgt. Clarence Hayes and Tech Sgt Telshaun Davis(Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Marvin B. Moore/Released) 172d AW Wins National Guard Maintenance Effectiveness Award
Members of the 172d Airlift Wing were the recipients of the Air National Guard Maintenance Effectiveness Award, Category I, Small Unit.  The maintainers are essential in keeping the wing's fleet of C-17 Globemaster aircraft ready for the series of global airlift missions that the wing flies.Maj. Gen. William O. Hill, Commander Mississippi Air
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2016
Congratulations to the 172d Airlift Wing enlisted members that were promoted to a higher rank in July 2015. 172d Airlift Wing July 2015 Enlisted Promotions
The following enlisted members of the 172d Airlift Wing received merit promotions in July 2015. Each promotion reflects achievement by that individual and further challenges them with increased responsibility.8-Jul-15 GIVENS, SADIKI A. PROMOTION TO TSGT (STEP 1)7-Jul-15 LAMOURANNE, KIMBERLY M. PROMOTION TO SRA (TITLE 10 UV)9-Jul-15 DUNCAN, DAVID P.
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2015
Deploying members of the 172d Airlift Wing's Civil Engineering Squadron and their families were treated to a 'send-off' steak dinner by a team from the Jackson, Mississippi Outback Steakhouse.  The flavorful event was held on July 11, 2015. More than 50 members of the wing's CE squadron are deploying.  Outback Restaurant Brings Taste of Home to Deploying Airman
Thompson Field, Jackson, Mississippi, July 11, 2015 - A line could be seenextending from the 172d Airlift Wing dining facility as the aroma of steak floated across the base. Deploying Airman from the wing's Civil Engineering Squadron and their families were treated to a send away dinner prepared by the local Outback Steakhouse."When I found out
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2015
172d Airlift Wing Commanders participate in the production meeting daily, ensuring they know the most accurate aircraft data and can apply resources where needed.  Above seated from left to right are commanders within the group: Col. Lynn Cole, Maj. Dale Shepherd, Lt. Col. Tyrone Williams and Lt. Col. Wyatt Rives. Maintainers Ensure 172d C-17s Fly High
Chances are, you've never wondered what it takes launch a fleet of C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to support the mission of the Mississippi Air National Guard and our nation.  Much like the air we breathe or the water we expect to come from our faucets, we likely take the Air Force maintainer's efforts for granted when we see one of the behemoth
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2015
The 172d Airlift Wing held its largest Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) graduation ceremony on Sunday, November 2, 2014 with over 60 graduates. The graduates included enlisted members from the 172 Maintenance Group, 172d Medical Group, 172d Mission Support Group, 172d Operations Group, 172d Airlift Group, Joint Forces State Headquarters, CRTC, 255th Air Control Squadron and the 209th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron. The Wing was honored to have CMSgt David R. Staton, Command Chief Master Sergeant, Second Air Force, Keesler Air Force base as the keynote speaker. Chief Staton quoted “this group was as large as an active duty CCAF ceremony but he had never seen this many family members come out in support of one”. He commended the Wing on a job well done. (photo released by MSgt Connie Reed, 172d Public Affairs)
172d AW Graduates Record CCAF Class
The 172d Airlift Wing held its largest Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) graduation ceremony on Sunday, November 2, 2014 with over 60 graduates. The graduates included enlisted members from the 172 Maintenance Group, 172d Medical Group, 172d Mission Support Group, 172d Operations Group, 172d Airlift Group, Joint Forces State Headquarters,
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2015
172d Airlift Wing Maintenance Group member, Master Sgt. Brian Kennedy (left) has has been named the Air National Guard's 2013 CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes Crew Chief of the Year Award winner.  Kennedy is shown being congratulated by 172d Vice Wing Commander, Col Tommy Tillman.  The announcement marks the first time that a Mississippi National Guardsmen has won the award. 172d AW Member Recognized as the ANG's Crew Chief of the Year
It has been announced that the Air National Guard's top crew chief for 2013 is a member of the 172d Airlift Wing's Maintenance Group. Master Sgt. Brian Kennedy has been named as the 2013 CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes Crew Chief of the Year Award winner. "The award is given annually to Airmen that the Air Force Association recognizes as making the most
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2014
Mary Dixon, director of the Defense Manpower Data Center presents the Department of Defense ID/DEERS award to Major General Augustus L. Collins, Adjutant General State of Mississippi, at Thompson, Field, Jackson , Mississippi on April 5, 2014. The 172d Force Support Squadron Customer Service Section was recognized for their commitment and dedication to excellence in customer service from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. The recipients of the award are (Ret) Master Sgt. Theresa Hinton, Tech. Sgt. Holly Tucker, Senior Airman Josie Morehead, Airman 1st Class Brittney Ross, Airman 1st Class Bradley Lawyer, and Airman Lakisha Vaughn (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Marvin B. Moore/Release) — with Theresa Miller Hinton, Holly Tucker and Josie Wicker Morehead. 172d AW FSS Customer Service Section wins DOD Award
The 172d Force Support Squadron Customer Service Section was recognized for their commitment and dedication to excellence in customer service from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. The recipients of the award are (Ret) Master Sgt. Theresa Hinton, Tech. Sgt. Holly Tucker, Senior Airman Josie Morehead, Airman 1st Class Brittney Ross, Airman
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2014
Chief Master Sgt. James Hotaling, Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard's (left) trip marked the first time in more than a decade that an individual in this position had visited Mississippi Guard units. Chief Developments at the 172d AW
Thanks to a Magnolia State visit by the Air National Guard's top ranked enlisted leader, Mississippi Air National Guardsmen were saluted for the impact they are presently making while also getting a preview of what their future roles may entail.With a 'boots on the ground' mentality of getting face-to-face with the state's ANG enlisted forces,
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2013
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