• Col Jonathan T. Wall Assumes 172d Airlift Wing Command

    With the mission of providing global airlift support still moving forward, members of the 172d Airlift wing recently paused for a change of command ceremony that resulted in Col Jonathan T. Wall replacing the wing's outgoing commander, Brig Gen William Crisler.With Congressmen Gregg Harper in attendance along with other dignitaries, Col Wall said
  • Another Amazing Flight to the North Pole

    The Mississippi Air National Guard's 172d Airlift Wing hosted its 7th annual Flight to the North Pole on Thursday, December 13th.  Wing personnel teamed up with Y101, Brown Bottling Group, the Brain Injury Association and the Salvation Army for the big event that culminated with nearly 60 Angel Tree children dashing to Santa's workshop.With Santa,
  • It's an Excellent for the 172d

    Members of the 172d Airlift Wing received 'excellent' news at the ORI brief that was held at Thompson Field on Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. Air Mobility Command IG inspection team personnel were on hand to present an overall "excellent" Operational Readiness Inspection grade while announcing the graded results to Mississippi Adjutant General Maj. Gen.
  • 172d's Capt. Keith Herrington Earns Award While Serving in Kuwait

    While serving in ArifJan, Kuwait for the CENTCOM DDOC (Deployment Distribution and Operations Center), the 172d AW's Capt. Keith Herrington has been named the Company Grade Officer of the Quarter. The award highlighting Herrington's accomplishments marked the second calendar quarter of 2012.Capt. Herrington is the Officer-in-Charge of the Single
  • 172d Airlift Wing's Capt. Setrick Johnson Captures National Award

    The 172d Airlift Wing has just made medical headlines with the announcement that Capt. Setrick Johnson has been named the winner of the 2011 Brigadier General Peter C. Bellisario Young Health Care Administrator of the Year Award.Considering that 89 Air National Guard units across the nation compete for this award further highlights Johnson's
  • MOU Agreement Has Navy Reservists Anchored to the 172d Airlift Wing

    Although U.S. Air Force and Navy personnel may fly or swim to the beat of a different drummer, members of the Mississippi Air National Guard's 172d Airlift Wing and the State's U.S. Naval Reserve unit are now working together and finding out how much they have in common.With the goal of benefitting from various aspects of joint training, the
  • Brig. Gen. Augustus L. Collins is Named the Adjutant General of the MS National Guard

    With Governor Phil Bryant's announcement that the Mississippi National Guard is now under new leadership, Brigadier General Augustus L. Collins was introduced as the Adjutant General of Mississippi at a news conference held at the State's Military Department on January 11, 2012.Collins succeeds Major General William L. Freeman Jr. as the commanding
  • 172d AW Heroes Saluted

    With family members and senior Mississippi Air National Guard officials on hand, 172nd Airlift Wing personnel and their family members were saluted for their role in helping the wing to successfully accomplish its missions in support of the United States' global war on terrorism. The Hometown Heroes Salute ceremonies honored more than 400 wing
  • 172d Airlift Wing - Dental

    ANNUAL DENTAL SCREENING EXAMINATION FORM BACKGROUND: Oral health is vital for force health protection and failure to achieve a standard level of oral health will preclude a member from deploying. Health Affairs Policy Memorandum 98-021 directed the Services to ensure all members of the Selected Reserve undergo an annual dental examination. The
  • First Air Guard Assault Runway at Camp Shelby

    The Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center (CSJFTC) just got better, and the 172nd Airlift Wing's C-17 training facilities just got bigger. Already a premier training center operating at a full-scale mobilization station as needed as a U.S. Army Forces Command Power Support platform, operations and training capability were further enhanced in