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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,