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  • 172nd Airlift Wing

    A significant portion of America's military strength is vested in its reserve forces. Coupled with its federal mission to provide the U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense with a trained combat-ready strategic military airlift force, the 172d Airlift Wing provides the State of Mississippi support in the event of national emergency, maintains
  • 183 AES Contact Information, Mission and Positions

    183 AES MissionTo train and maintain readiness to deploy, in war orpeace, in support of the movement of injured orwounded, as tasked by the President of the UnitedStates or the Governor of MississippiFull-Time Recruiting Contacts601-405-8264601-405-8857Positions and Descriptions1. 41AX- Health Services Administrator Officer- Manages health services
  • Allen C. Thompson Field ANGB Jackson International Airport

    The 172d Airlift Wing is located at Allen C. Thompson Field (Jackson IAP) in Jackson, Mississippi. Thompson Field is in Rankin County, Mississippi. The Air National Guard facility is named after Charles L. Sullivan, the former Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi and long time member and pilot in the 172d. The base covers about 97 acres of land and

    Mission The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can also transport
  • History

    In June 1941 Hawkins Field, Jackson MS was designated an Army Air Base. The facility served its country well as a pilot training center through January 1949; then reverted to civil aviation status. The military returned in the summer of 1953 when the Mississippi Air National Guard began utilizing certain facilities of Hawkins Field. This use
  • History of the Mississippi Air National Guard

    The history of the Mississippi Air National Guard began with the 153rd Observation Squadron, which originated on September 27, 1939, at Key Field, Meridian, Miss. In less than thirteen months, on October 15, 1940, it was ordered to active service during World War II and was deactivated on December 15, 1945. Reinstated on August 19, 1946 as the

    LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRON--Operations Compliance Function (LGLO)           --Training, Functional Systems, Resource Management The Operations Compliance function is the Commander's single point of contact for "health of the squadron" issues. OC provides oversight of squadron compliance, training, resources, accountability and analysis. Measures